COVID-19 response: Considerations for Children and Adults with Disabilities

1 In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, persons with disabilities may have increased risk for exposure and complications

Էլենան՝ վարդագույն շապիկով պայծառ մի ացջիկ է։ Նա նստած է դասասենյակում իր գրասեղանի մոտ և բոլոր երեխաների հետ միասին փորձում է մասնակցել դասին։
UNICEF Armenia/2019/Pizzoferatto

Highlights

We know that people experiencing social disadvantage and marginalization are known to be disproportionately impacted by ill-health.1 In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, persons with disabilities may have increased risk for exposure, complications, and even death.

What we need to know and what we need to do to dicrease the contagiousness and mortality rates for persons with disabilities. 

 

Author
UNICEF
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Languages
Armenian, English

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