How to prevent a medical disaster?

may
28
2020

How to prevent a medical disaster?

The coronavirus pandemic
Europe should act now if it wants to prevent a potential medical disaster in overcrowded Greek refugee camps, argues MD Global Health and Tropical Medicine Jamilah Sherally.

The Moria refugee camp on the Greeks island of Lesbos is notoriously overpopulated. It’s not a matter ‘if’ but ‘when’ the coronavirus will strike. In order to draw attention to a possible outbreak of COVID-19 in the camp and the consequent humanitarian crisis which would follow, Sherally has joined the SOSMoria campaign, an emergency appeal signed by more than 40.000 doctors and civilians. Calling on the EU to bring the refugees in Moria to safety to prevent a medical disaster on European territory.

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Thursday May 28 2020 (19:00-20:00)
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