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The COVID-19 pandemic could have huge knock-on effects on women's health, says the UN

The evidence suggests that men might be more vulnerable to the virus itself – but women will shoulder the lion’s share of the health impact. Image: Reuters/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Peter Beech

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 Graphs showing the declining levels of institutional deliveries and antenatal care visits before, during and after the Ebola outbreak in an area of Guinea.
Graphs showing the declining levels of institutional deliveries and antenatal care visits before, during and after the Ebola outbreak in an area of Guinea. Image: Alexandre Delamou et al/Lancet Global Health 2017
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