"Children Are Dying": Doctor Just Back from Gaza Describes Severe Malnutrition, Preventable Infections

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As Israel continues its relentless assault on Gaza, causing mass famine, injury and death, we get an update on the malnutrition and mental health crises in Gaza from Dr. Nahreen Ahmed, a pulmonary and critical care doctor and the medical director of the humanitarian aid group MedGlobal. She is recently back from a two-week volunteer trip to Gaza, where she says these crises are growing so rapidly “that even if aid was increased tomorrow, we would still be in a severe situation where the amount of food would not be enough in the immediate term.” It is a “horrific experience for all involved,” she concludes.

Full article on the Democracy Now website at http://www.democracynow.org/2024/3/22/nahreen_ahmed_medglobal_gaza_healthcare_crisis

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