Lebanon’s medical sector has taken a big hit as the result of the country’s economic collapse coupled with the Lebanese lira’s devaluation, topped by the Beirut port explosion that killed at least 191 people. The compounding crises are pushing the country’s top doctors out in droves, which could leave Lebanon’s healthcare system significantly diminished.
A woman wearing a face mask pushes a wheelchair at a damaged hospital following Tuesday's blast in Beirut Lebanon. (Reuters)
People wearing face masks walk outside Rafik Hariri hospital, where Lebanon’s first coronavirus case is being quarantined, in Beirut, Lebanon February 21, 2020. (Reuters)