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Coronavirus Is Advancing on Poor Nations, and the Prognosis Is Troubling


The pandemic is now taking off in vulnerable countries that join the battle with fewer weapons than developed nations The new coronavirus is now taking off in the world’s poorest countries, which join the battle with even fewer weapons than developed nations, some of which have fumbled the pandemic’s early stages.
From Venezuela to Pakistan to the Democratic Republic of Congo—and nearly every developing country between—confirmed cases have started to spike in recent days, a sign the contagion is advancing exponentially, disease-control experts say.
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