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COVID-19 Comparative Data Among India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka

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In a three-part analysis for The Wire, authors Deepankar Basu and Priyanka Srivastava compare how Inda, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are managing the public health and economic fallout from the novel coronavirus.

In Part 1, the authors present an overall picture of the spread of COVID-19 in these South Asian nations.

In Part 2, the authors look at how prepared – in terms of health infrastructure and income levels – the four countries were to deal with the pandemic. They also examine the public health measures each government implemented to respond to the crisis.

In Part 3, the authors discuss government economic policies and the politics that are shaping the response to the pandemic.

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