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Omicron threatens to overwhelm health systems in South Asia: IFRC

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Kuala Lumpur/Delhi  —- The Omicron variant is fuelling a rapid surge of COVID-19 across South Asia that threatens to overwhelm health systems still reeling from a deadly wave of the Delta variant last year. Countries across South Asia from India to Nepal and Bangladesh are reporting

More than half a billion people pushed into extreme poverty due to health care costs:WHO/World Bank

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London -- New evidence compiled by the World Health Organization and the World Bank shows that the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to halt two decades of global progress towards Universal Health Coverage. The organisations also reveal that more than half a billion people are being

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