Tarek Loubani

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Palestinian artist Samah Saed decorates a face mask in the Shijaiyah neighborhood of Gaza on April 2. (Adel Hana/AP)

As health-care professionals around the world struggle to cope with the covid-19 pandemic, doctors and nurses in Gaza face challenges more daunting than most due to the Israeli-led siege imposed on the overcrowded coastal territory more than a decade ago. The recent confirmation of the first covid-19 cases in Gaza should prompt immediate action to lift the siege and ensure medical workers have the supplies and equipment they desperately need.

Since I left Gaza a few weeks ago, there have been 13 confirmed cases of covid-19 in Gaza, nearly 300 confirmed cases and two deaths in the West Bank. Gaza is one of the most densely populated places on earth, and the poor conditions in its refugee camps and cities mean that the novel coronavirus could spread quickly and devastatingly.…  Seguir leyendo »