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Hospital installation by MSF in Leganes, Spain © Olmo Calvo /MSF

Today, in Europe some of the most advanced health systems in the world are buckling under the pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has now expanded activities in Italy, Spain, Switzerland, France, Norway, Greece and Belgium.

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Rationing because of high prices and insufficient supply will prolong the pandemic

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Our teams have been working for the past 15 days to support the response to the coronavirus pandemic in Côte d'Ivoire.


Today, Sierra Leone remains the only country not  to register COVID-19 cases in West and Central Africa. 

Dr Dorian Job, MSF West Africa Programme Manager in Dakar, provides an update on the situation and priorities at this stage.

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Using its experience in managing epidemics in places with fragile health systems, MSF is stepping up its response to COVID-19 in Spain.

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Everyone is affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the impact may be felt by some more than others. Jonathan Whittall discusses how the pandemic will hit the most vulnerable the hardest, and how this exposes the failings of or healthcare policies.

MSF Teams loading medical equipment to be sent to Isaphan, Iran

The international humanitarian organisation is ready to deploy its emergency team and inflatable 50-bed facility elsewhere in Iran or to other countries where they are urgently needed


In the context of COVID-19 pandemic,  MSF is worried about vulnerable patients worldwide. One of these groups are people with TB, weaker lungs, often living in poor conditions.


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