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Pandemic strains Rafah’s health services

On 3 September, Muna al-Shaer felt that she needed medical treatment. Her temperature had been high for the previous few days and she was worried by news reports on the spread of COVID-19.

Al-Shaer, 36, called Abu Yousef al-Najjar hospital in Rafah, Gaza’s southernmost city, around 9pm. “I was told that there were not enough beds in the hospital as there was an emergency situation,” she said.

The staff there arranged that she would be brought by ambulance to the European Gaza Hospital in the Khan Younis area.

It was around midnight by the time she was admitted to that hospital.

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