Worst Case Scenario

“The coronavirus appears to have slammed into Yemen, a country already staggering from five years of war, competing power centers, a health care system in ruins, widespread hunger and outbreaks of cholera and other infectious diseases.” Yeah, America is facing stress from many angles. But it could be worse. Here’s where it is. NYT: Coronavirus Slams Broken, Embattled Yemen.

+ “Over five years of conflict have killed thousands of civilians including children, displaced millions, destroyed livelihoods, decimated the economy, brought the health system to its knees and pushed millions to the brink of famine. Eighty per cent of Yemen’s population need humanitarian assistance and protection. But now the coronavirus is introducing a new set of horrors and profound risks.” Millions of Lives Must Be Saved in Yemen.

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