Covid-19 in Amazon region

Epidemics and pandemics

Millions of people still die each year from infectious diseases that are preventable or can be treated.

Outbreaks of cholera, measles and yellow fever can spread rapidly and be fatal. Malaria is endemic in more than 100 countries. Millions are living with HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. Viral haemorrhagic diseases such as Ebola or Marburg are rarer, but are potentially fatal. The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has affected virtually every country on earth, infecting tens of millions of people and resulting in the death of over a million more.

The people at highest risk are mainly those living in poverty or in areas of great instability, such as in armed conflict or during mass displacement, where living conditions are precarious, access to healthcare is limited, and vaccination coverage is low.

MSF teams all over the world are currently responding to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

 
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Despite all the preventive measures taken... expectations are bleak. Ayla Emmink, doctor in South Sudan responding to COVID-19

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MSF intervention in care homes
Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

MSF concludes COVID-19 response in Spain

Press Release 25 May 2020
 
Al Amal COVID-19 Isolation and treatment center
Yemen

Catastrophe unfolding in Aden’s only COVID-19 treatment centre

Press Release 21 May 2020
 
An MSF nurse waits to be called up to a patient's room in the COVID+ centre in Chatenay-Malabry, in the Parisian suburbs
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In pictures: MSF responds to COVID-19

19 May 2020
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Drouillard
Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

MSF opens a COVID-19 treatment centre in Haiti

Project Update 18 May 2020
 
MSF activities, Moria Clinic
Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

Five things we can do to protect people on the move during COVID-19

Project Update 18 May 2020
 
Covid-19 Response in Liberia
Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 in West Africa: “Let’s prepare for a long-distance run”

Op-Ed 15 May 2020
 
Centre de Traitement des Épidémies de Nongo, à Conakry
Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

MSF supports the COVID-19 pandemic response in Guinea

Project Update 12 May 2020
 
MSF intervenes in Tijuana in response to the critical situation caused by COVID19
Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

MSF provides critically-needed COVID-19 medical care in Tijuana

Project Update 7 May 2020
 
COVID-19: challenges in Bangladesh and the Rohingya refugee camps
Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

Five challenges for the Rohingya in Bangladesh amid COVID-19

Project Update 6 May 2020
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