Middle East Health Systems Strained By Conflict; Refugees With Poor Living Conditions Susceptible To Communicable Diseases

Wall Street Journal: Refugee Crises in Mideast Spawn Health Threats
“…Years of conflict in the Middle East have collapsed health care systems and strained government budgets for public health efforts. The cumulative result — millions of people constantly on the move, living in overcrowded, unsanitary conditions — has been the re-emergence of deadly diseases…” (Malas, 6/27).