Pandemic Disproportionately Impacting Migrants Around Globe

October 19, 2020 11:30 PM
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Pandemic Disproportionately Impacting Migrants Around Globe
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The COVID-19 global pandemic is impacting most people around the world, but it is having a disproportionately negative effect on migrants, their children and families according to a report by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.  crisis has had unprecedented consequences on migration flows.  If reports that migrants have been especially impacted as a result of Migrants are highly exposed to the health impacts of the pandemic as a result of working on the frontlines during the pandemic. Children, not able to attend school, poverty and other vulnerabilities.  Studies in a number of OECD countries found an infection risk that is at least twice as high as that of the native-born.