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28 Mar, 2020 11:13

Arabs and Jews in the same boat against coronavirus! (Ex-Israeli PM Ehud Barak's Chief of Staff Gilead Sher) (E862)

On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to the Director-General of Gaza's Community Mental Health Program Yasser Jamei. He discusses the shortage of ventilators in Gaza which could lead to a catastrophic crisis should coronavirus spread, how Gaza's Health Ministry is preparing for an outbreak, the Israeli blockade's effect on medicine supplies and vital equipment, why poverty in Gaza will only exacerbate the crisis, and more! Next, we speak to UN Development and Humanitarian Coordinator in Palestine Jamie McGoldrick. He discusses Palestinian-Israeli cooperation, which has intensified due to the pandemic, the UN's efforts against coronavirus, attempts to get richer countries to help poorer countries in the coronavirus fight, and more! Finally, we speak to Ehud Barak's former chief of staff Gilead Sher about the Covid-19 pandemic. He discusses the lockdown in Israel, the shortage of ventilators in Israeli hospitals, the mobilization of the IDF against coronavirus, the political deadlock that has paralyzed Israeli politics, whether Benjamin Netanyahu will use the virus to distract from his corruption trial, cooperation with the Palestinian leadership, and more!


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