Six Months After Explosion, Lebanon’s Health Care Sector on Verge of Collapse

The number of COVID-19 deaths has increased by 50 times since the Beirut port explosion—compared to the total number of deaths recorded in the first six months of the pandemic. These numbers should be a wake-up call for the country’s leaders to invest in public health if they want to avert future health crises, says Project HOPE.
Posted: February 2, 2021