First line (02)

The Covid-19 pandemic hit the Slovakia hard and claimed more than 12,500 lives. The "First Line" file brings close ups of healthcare professionals working in a high-risk environment.

Michal Burza

free photographer
Michal Burza has been involved in Press photography since 2005. Worked for various Slovak media. His photographs have been published on covers of media such as Der Spiegel and The Wall Street Journal. He has won various awards, including the Gran Prix Slovak Press Photo. He photographed during his career crisis in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Ukraine. In 2015 after covering Ukrainian crisis he took break as photographer from press photography until pandemic of Covid-19 hit Slovakia.