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Archive – April 2020

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How to Help Developing Countries Respond to the Coronavirus

Low-income countries have 7x fewer ventilators per person than the US. Here’s how to help nonprofits save lives in countries where health systems were stretched well before the pandemic.

As American hospitals scramble to find enough ventilators to keep coronavirus (COVID-19) patients alive, there are still seven times fewer ventilators per person in low-income countries like Nepal — and no General Motors or federal stockpiles to tap. Though the vast majority of known cases of COVID-19 have so far been in affluent countries, the case count elsewhere is rising: 16,588 confirmed cases and over 600 deaths in low- and lower-middle-income countries as of April 2nd. And the true figures could be far higher in countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, for example, leading experts to call the spread through poor ...

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