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Al Amal COVID-19 Isolation and treatment center

Many patients are arriving at MSF's COVID-19 centre in Aden already suffering from acute respiratory distress syndrome, making it hard to save their lives and suggesting that many more people are sick at home.

MSF medical staff in Moria, Greece, working in PPE

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt in every one of MSF’s approximately 450 projects in more than 70 countries. Faced with challenges on a scale never experienced before, MSF’s teams, like frontline healthcare workers everywhere, have quickly adapted to the...

Faith Njeri, an EMT at MSF Lavender House checks vitals of a patient

Doctor Chibuzo Okonta is President of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) West Africa.

Here, he calls on the practitioners from the African continent to own the narrative of the current pandemic and take advantage of the continent's experience with outbreaks in order...


An MSF member of staff was killed and two more were injured during intense fighting that erupted over the weekend in and around Pieri in Jonglei State.

A woman carrying food for her family, Cox Bazar, Bangladesh [© Vincenzo Livieri]

More than 70 million forcibly displaced people worldwide are particularly exposed to COVID-19

Inside Illeret cholera treatment unit

Heavy rains across Kenya and the wider region have led to floods and forced many people from their homes. Now, the town of Telesgaye, a community in Kenya’s north-east Marsabit County, is fighting a cholera outbreak.


Fighting between elements of two different sections of the Sudanese security forces in Central Darfur state led to a violent incursion in an MSF-supported health facility that left  one MSF staff member injured. 

One of the wards in the maternity. [© Frederic Bonnot/MSF]

It is now clear that the attack on Dasht-e-Barchi hospital in Kabul on 12 May, was a deliberate assault. Frederic Bonnot, MSF’s Head of Programmes in Afghanistan gives a first-person account 


COVID-19 Coronavirus

Most of the world's countries have reported cases of coronavirus disease COVID-19 and MSF teams in over 70 countries are now racing to respond to the pandemic.  

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