Title Coronavirus will play out very differently in world's poorest nations Media name/outlet New Scientist Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 3/04/20 Description Between 900 million and a billion people are estimated to live in such informal settlements, often in high density areas. Typically, three to five people share a room, with families sharing one toilet and, in some cases, a water tap.
“Isolation is virtually impossible in those circumstances,” says Diana Mitlin at the University of Manchester, UK. “It’s a pretty terrifying scenario.”
URL https://www.newscientist.com/article/2239612-coronavirus-will-play-out-very-differently-in-worlds-poorest-nations/ Persons Diana Mitlin
Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms
- Global Development Institute