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Sunday, May 17, 2020

COVID-19 and global health

Coronavirus en el mundo: 4 millones de contagios y 282.000 muertes
St. Emlyn´s - By Anisa Jafar - May 16, 2020
"There are a number of sound-bytes which have been cropping up recently such as “in this together” and “One world: together at home” alongside COVID-19. The irony of course is that there is no more of a universal “seat at the table” than there ever was prior to the pandemic. In fact, it would be fair to say that for some people, who beforehand might at least have been a few proverbial towns away from said “table”, now find themselves (proverbially of course) on a separate continent​1​
In emergency care we, along with our colleagues in the community, have the unique speciality-privilege of seeing the unfettered outside world at our front door​2​. We see the sharp end of social inequality sitting in our waiting rooms as we manage its direct and indirect consequences on both physical and mental health..."