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South African journalist

Karima Brown is ...

Born 1967 in Cape Town
Died 4 Mar 2021 in Johannesburg
Age53 years (approx)
Cause2019–20 Wuhan coronavirus outbreak
Karima Brown
Karima Brown
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.

About Karima Brown

Karima Brown born on 1967 in Cape Town. She is a citizen of South Africa. She died on 4 March 2021 in Johannesburg from a 2019–20 Wuhan coronavirus outbreak at age 53 years, 2 months.

She was a South African journalist.

Karima Brown has worked as a journalist and broadcaster.


She died from COVID-19 during the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa on 4 March 2021 at the age of 54 and she was buried on the same day according to Islamic religion. The South African government paid tribute to her saying that "her contribution to the journalistic profession and fearlessness in carrying out her job will sorely be missed."