In Somalia, COVID Fears Prevent Maternal Healthcare, Child Vaccines



Monday September 7, 2020
Camera: Mohamed Sheikh Nor

Somali health authorities say the number of maternal checkups and childhood vaccinations have plunged during the pandemic as many people fear catching COVID-19 at clinics and hospitals.  Healthcare workers worry the lack of medical care for pregnant women and children could result in a wave of common diseases that take more victims than COVID-19.  Mohamed Sheikh Nor reports from Mogadishu.

 



Source link

Leave a Reply