Coronavirus Explained: how the virus will hit the poorest people on the planet

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Published on 25 Apr 2020, 11:05
The coronavirus pandemic is affecting the world, no matter who you are and where you come from. (Subscribe: bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)

Covid-19 is devastating countries across the globe, with some of the wealthiest nations struggling to contain the spread of the virus.

But as the number of cases continue to soar, how are countries with higher poverty rates or lower GDPs dealing with the outbreak?

From Bangladesh to Venezuela, we take a look at how they’re coping and whether it’s enough to help the most vulnerable.

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