Dreams and nightmares under COVID-19 and economy in Lebanon article. Photo shows a the moon floating among clouds, with a sad face on.
How COVID-19 and Lebanon’s economy are affecting our dreams

We’re having a lot more nightmares while trying to cope with all the stressors and changes we’re experiencing.

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Ignoring work hazards is bad for people, businesses & Lebanon’s economy

Workers in Lebanon accept occupational hazards because they are too busy trying to feed their families, and policy-makers disregard them.

Stricter measures in Lebanon as coronavirus infections spike

“Ensuring the health of society is a top priority on which the law does not compromise, and it is a social responsibility,” said Interior Minister Mohammed Fahmi.

"Neither coronavirus nor you will last," reads this sign from a protester in Lebanon on April 24. (Photo: Lebanon Express via Hussein Malla / Ap) Lira plummet article
Protesters return to the streets as value of Lebanese lira plummets

As the value of the lira plummets and costs of living rise, lockdown is proving to be another economic challenge that people in Lebanon are incapable of overcoming.

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Speak Up COVID: Free psychological support for frontline health workers in Lebanon

The initiative comes as Lebanon’s under-equipped medical sector battles COVID-19, which has placed healthcare workers under tremendous pressure.

Spraying sanitising liquid around a bank in Beirut (Photo: Al-Jazeera via Anwar Amro / AFP) easing lockdown measures in Lebanon article
Easing lockdown must be gradual to prevent another outbreak in Lebanon

The low numbers of new COVID-19 cases are a good sign, but our healthcare system cannot handle another wave of infections.

Entrance to the Rafik Hariri University Hospital, the main public hospital where coronavirus is being treated in Lebanon. (The National via EPA / Wael Hamzeh) medical workers / nurses article
Testimonials reveal how COVID-19 haunts Lebanon’s medical workers

Medical workers in Lebanese hospitals treating COVID-19 need a great deal of mental health support during these difficult times.

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By disrupting our daily lives, COVID-19 also disrupts our mental health

And for those with pre-existing mental health disorders or certain psychological factors, the novel coronavirus makes things even worse.

An empty Hamra Street during the COVID-19 lockdown in Lebanon (Photo: Tariq Keblaoui) | Health pandemic in Lebanon
How much longer can Lebanon pull through an economic and health pandemic?

Similar to catching COVID-19, losing a job because of the ongoing pandemic could cost thousands of people –and their families– their entire lives.

Social distancing: It might be necessary, but it isn’t easy

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