When COVID-19 hit Yemen : dealing with the pandemic in a country under pressure from the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. / Alsabri, Mohammed ; Nightingale, Brandon; Amin, Mody; Cole, Jennifer.

In: Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health, Vol. 9, No. 2, 27.12.2020, p. 1-6.

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When COVID-19 hit Yemen : dealing with the pandemic in a country under pressure from the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. / Alsabri, Mohammed ; Nightingale, Brandon; Amin, Mody; Cole, Jennifer.

In: Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health, Vol. 9, No. 2, 27.12.2020, p. 1-6.

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Alsabri M, Nightingale B, Amin M, Cole J. When COVID-19 hit Yemen: dealing with the pandemic in a country under pressure from the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health. 2020 Dec 27;9(2):1-6.

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Alsabri, Mohammed ; Nightingale, Brandon ; Amin, Mody ; Cole, Jennifer. / When COVID-19 hit Yemen : dealing with the pandemic in a country under pressure from the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. In: Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health. 2020 ; Vol. 9, No. 2. pp. 1-6.

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