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The impact of the Russian–Ukrainian war for people with chronic diseases

People with chronic diseases are at high risk of becoming innocent victims of the Russian–Ukrainian war, owing to interruption of their health care. More than 10 million Ukrainian people have left their homes and almost 5 million have left the country. Provision of kidney care for these refugees is an emerging challenge.

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Piccoli, G.B., Brunori, G., Gesualdo, L. et al. The impact of the Russian–Ukrainian war for people with chronic diseases. Nat Rev Nephrol 18, 411–412 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41581-022-00574-z

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