As wait to get my second shot of the Covid-19 vaccine there is a sense of optimism in the room. Conversations revolve around meeting friends, the Euro 2020 championship final, traveling abroad and a sense of relief that maybe the pandemic is coming to an end. This same week my 84-year old father suddenly succumbed to Covid back home in Venezuela where he did not have the opportunity to get vaccinated or even access to proper medical care.
Category Archives: public health
[Covid Essays] Rider
Staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be challenging for most but it is almost impossible for many in the migrant and refugee communities in Italy whose livelihoods are earned on a daily basis.
[Covid Essays] I Persi | The Lost Ones
Walking through the streets of many cities in Italy we can see how, in many ways, death is not relegated to cemeteries and funeral services but instead it is part of everyday life and public spaces.