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Azan Virji

Azan Virji is currently a second-year at Harvard Medical School. He was born in Kisumu, Kenya, and raised in Mwanza, Tanzania. He received his undergraduate B.S in Biology from Yale College along with his Masters in Public Health in the epidemiology of microbial diseases from the Yale School of Public Health. He is deeply committed to voicing the struggles of international students in the US and his work was recently published in the Harvard Crimson. Recently, he founded F-1 Doctors, an organization that provides free mentorship to international MD, DMD, and residency applicants. Twitter: @AzanVirji

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Going far together: The East African diaspora steps up to address COVID-19 in their home region

To tackle the lack of information about COVID-19 and a shortage of PPE, members of East Africa’s diaspora in the US are taking action to help their homelands from afar.

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