African footballers outraged as French doctors say coronavirus cure should first be tested in Africa

African footballers outraged as French doctors say coronavirus cure should first be tested in Africa

- Africans express anger over French some comments on using the continent as an experiment for the test of vaccine for the COVID-19

- Some footballers from the continent have dismissed the proposal by the doctors saying Africans are not human guinea pigs

- The players are Christian Atsu, Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto'o Fils

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There is outrage among the black population in France and the world after two doctors on live television pushed for Africa to be the first place where coronavirus treatments are tested.

Some world-class footballers from Africa have also expressed their anger and condemned the suggestion made by the French doctors.

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Christian Atsu, Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto'o Fils have all lashed out the doctors, saying Africa will not be used for the experiment of the treatment of a potential cure for the deadly coronavirus.

On a local TV channel LCI, one of the doctors named as Dr. Jean-Paul Mira said: “If I can be provocative, shouldn’t we do this study in Africa, where there are no masks, no treatment, no resuscitation, a bit like it has been done in some studies in AIDS, where among prostitutes, we try things, because they are exposed, and they don’t protect themselves, what do you think?

The other doctor also named Dr. Camille Locht joined the conversation supporting his view and assertion.

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Some social media users have also expressed their disgust over the development with many calling on African leaders to protect its people from such conspiracies.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Ghanaian amateur football star, Emmanuel Harrison, has been confirmed dead in Italy.

Harrison was confirmed dead on Monday, March 30, 2020, after he was hospitalized for 10 days.

A report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Italian portal Oglio Po indicated that Harrison passed away after being hospitalised for 10 days at the Oglio Po Hospital in Vicomoscano, a town in the northern Italian region of Lombardia.

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