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Daily COVID-19 roundup: June 2
The true number of total infections could be five times official figure, says minister.
Here’s how the government wants us to coexist with COVID-19
Rana Mamdouh | The government made an about-face in strategy on April 23.
Garbage collectors do essential work without protection from coronavirus
Karoline Kamel | They do so at risk of infection, working within a system that does little to protect them.
After doctors blame administration for COVID-19 clusters at hospitals, Health Ministry circulates new procedures in internal memo
The index case for the latter two hospitals is still unknown
Confinement and disruption: How children are coping with the pandemic
Yasmin El-Rifae | “We have to look after ourselves as parents, otherwise we can’t help them.”
Stranded during the pandemic: Estrangement and limbo
Basma Mostafa and Hadeer El-Mahdawy | “If I’d known what was going to happen, I wouldn’t have come back to Egypt"
What does the coronavirus pandemic tell us about Egypt’s healthcare system?
Rana Mamdouh | After this crisis, the state must reevaluate the healthcare budget and wages for doctors and nurses
Expect higher COVID-19 numbers, but don’t be alarmed, PM Madbuly says
Madbuly also urged that construction operations continue at “maximum capacity” at "all sites."
Coronavirus? It’s in God’s hands
Hossam al-Khouly | "What are you worried about, basha, so long as you’re Egyptian? It’s in God’s hands."
 
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Health is a public ‘good’
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Heba Wanis
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Amani Massoud
Even if we can cure AIDS, do we really want to?
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