COVID-19 has had a huge impact on our operations globally, however, we continue to provide much needed medical care for COVID-19 and all other illnesses in our operations. Here is an update on the latest developments.
MSF calls for European governments to stop using the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to enforce deadly migration control policies and must immediately lift the obstacles preventing NGOs from saving lives at sea
If MSF can add any value in a situation like this, it’s our experience of operating as an organisation where our entire way of working is built around emergencies and outbreaks.
A widespread shortage of personal protective equipment throughout Italy are all factors that expose frontline health workers to great risk of infection
What questions does MSF face in response to the COVID-19 epidemic: Dr. Clair Mills, medical director on our current general analysis and intentions in response to the outbreak
Our teams in Italy are providing support to Italian health authorities in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
The rescue ship Ocean Viking jointly operated by MSF and SOS MEDITERRANEE, and its crew on board, have been instructed to remain in quarantine since Sunday
The forced end of the Aquarius happens at a critical time as the world’s deadliest migration route has become even more of a death trap for vulnerable people
MSF strongly condemns the decision by Italian judicial authorities to request the seizure of the Aquarius for alleged anomalies in its disposal of on-board waste. It is a disproportionate and unfounded measure, purely aimed at further criminalising lifesaving medical-humanitarian action at sea.