Subcommittee on National Security Briefing on Coronavirus in Africa and Implications for International Security

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 10:00am

On Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 10:00a.m.EDT, the Subcommitteeon National Securitywill hold a video conferencebriefing to examine the coronavirus outbreak in sub-Saharan Africa and discuss implications for global health and U.S. national security. The coronavirus is a global crisis that requires a global response.  Weak states in sub-Saharan Africa are especially vulnerableto the coronavirus pandemic.Widespread poverty and limited access to healthcare and basic services will likely perpetuate the spread of the coronavirus, exacerbate ongoing humanitarian and development crises, and threaten U.S. national security interests.