Russian Invaders, and Ukraine’s Civilian Toll March 1, 2022

Map of Ukraine location in Europe

Credit: Dim Grits / CC BY-SA 4.0 (modified)

Barry S. Levy, MD, PSR member | The New York Times

[M]ost civilian deaths in war result indirectly from damage to civilian infrastructure, resulting in reduced access to food, safe water, medical care, electric power, communication and transportation. Civilians become ill and die from diseases, malnutrition, and maternal and neonatal disorders. At especially high risk are mothers and young children, people with disabilities and older people.

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