Catholic charities braced for Covid-19 impact on the poor

Catholic charities braced for Covid-19 impact on the poor Medical workers oversee the disinfection of the streets to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Qamishli, Syria. Photo: CNS
Experts say the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) across Africa, Middle East and Latin America could lead to a collapse of already strained economies and healthcare systems in those regions. According to Dr Peter Hotez, professor and dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, a major crisis could be…
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