First cases of COVID-19 in a refugee camp: The potential for devastation

If a disease spreads in one of these camps it will spread rapidly due to crowding and a lack of medical care, leading to far more casualties than in more developed places.
by Shannon Maree Torrens

6 April 2020 | 11:44

Source: by Annahar

In this Jan. 15, 2020 file photo, men from Bangladesh disembark from the Open Arms rescue vessel at the port of Messina after being rescued on Friday off the Libyan coast, in Sicily, Italy. (AP Photo)

We stock up on hand sanitizer. We wear masks and repeatedly warn one another to wash our hands for at least twenty seconds. We practice social distancing. We share book recommendations to read whilst...
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