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COVID-19 pushes millions into poverty

COVID-19 is taking its toll on the world, causing deaths, illnesses and economic despair. But how is the deadly virus impacting global poverty? The World Bank argues that it is pushing about 40-60 million people into extreme poverty, with its best estimate being 49 million.

Click here to read the blog published by The World Bank on April 20, 2020.

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