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South Asia’s unique challenges in Covid-19 battle

Globally, about one in every four people lives in one of South Asia’s three most populous countries, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, which collectively occupy just 3% of the world’s total land area. The fast-moving Covid-19 pandemic has already entered this giant, concentrated population center, with an increasing number of reported deaths. Worst-case estimations of the ultimate fatalities due to the coronavirus in South Asia may dwarf anything likely […]