Open your eyes to the World’s Forcibly Displaced People

A brief literature survey to get insights on the catastrophic impact of COVID-19 on the health of asylum-seekers.

Recent studies show that displaced communities are very much vulnerable to the risk factors of SARS-CoV-2 infection when compared to native born[1]. According to the UN Refugee Agency’s recent global trends Forced Displacement report, 79.5 million migrants are forcibly displaced, where 4.2 million people are asylum-seekers [2].