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On the Frontlines of COVID-19 in Mali

Having worked in Mali since 2013 responding to myriad conflict-related humanitarian needs, International Medical Corps is now on the frontlines of the country’s COVID-19 response. The first official case in Mali was confirmed on March 25, and the number of cases quickly spread to several regions of the country, including Timbuktu, one of the areas …

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Fighting COVID-19 in Chicago

Volunteer nurse Amy Mott gives a frontline perspective on caring for patients during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in Chicago.
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On the Frontlines of a Pandemic, Working as One

As a flight nurse in Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks, Amy Bowen is no stranger to emergencies. But COVID-19 is unlike anything she has faced. “I think it’s unlike anything any of us have ever really faced,” she says of the virus that has so far killed more than 110,000 people in the United States. …

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International Medical Corps Donates 200,000 Masks to Underserved Communities in South Carolina

In response to COVID-19, International Medical Corps and its disaster relief partner Bloomberg Philanthropies are distributing the first 50,000 masks—out of a planned distribution of 200,000—to three locations in the South Carolina low country: Beaufort Jasper Hampton Comprehensive Health Services (which serves four low-country counties), in Ridgeland; Mt Carmel Baptist Church (which works with the …

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SRUs, Developed to Fight Ebola, Can Help Contain COVID-19

In the midst of the West African Ebola outbreak of 2014–2015, International Medical Corps teams developed a simple but effective low-tech way to detect the highly contagious virus early. Now, we are adapting that same idea in many parts of the world to track and contain the spread of COVID-19. Known as screening and referral …

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