The corona virus has reached Yemen and is creating a critical situation in the war-devastated country. As the fighting continues, medical services in capital Sanaa are deteriorating rapidly.

By Fares Alhemyari

Engineer Ahmed Al-Ariqi is desperate. The coronavirus has surfaced in his apartment building and has infected almost all of its residents. Two neighbors have already died. They had no access to medical care, nor does the rest of the complex. Under very difficult circumstances, Ahmed tries to protect his own family against the pandemic. He quit his job and went into isolation. Although his father is very weak and actually needs his help. "I miss even the most basic foods."