COVID-19 Response in Lebanon

August 11, 2020, Vol 324, No. 6, Pages 529-614

COVID-19 Response in Lebanon – Current Experience and Challenges in a Low-Resource Setting
Petra Khoury, PharmD; Eid Azar, MD; Eveline Hitti, MD, MBA


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JAMA. 2020;324(6):548-549. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.12695
This Viewpoint describes the unique challenges faced by Lebanon, a small densely populated country with a fragmented health care system, in its response to the emerging COVID-19 pandemic, and it summarizes organizational, testing, and communications policies the nation has implemented that might be useful to other resource-limited countries and settings.