ELAZIG, Turkey

Two months after facing a 6.8 magnitude earthquake, now people in eastern Turkey are working to avoid contracting the deadly coronavirus.

Many survivors of the Jan. 24 quake in Elazig province are being housed in container cities until permanent residences are built, but are avoiding going out to help stem the virus’ spread. Unless going out is truly necessary, they are staying put.

While residents of the container city get medical checks, disinfection is carried out by the municipal government.

Moreover, the needs of elderly people and those with chronic diseases – now facing a curfew as they

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