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Pandemic: Fast Changing World

The Coronavirus crisis around the globe

Coronavirus is a great leveller as people all over the world find themselves in a similar situation – falling sick, suffering economic consequences and feeling uncertain about the future. Yet, some countries have been hit harder than others. Why so? RTD's Natalia Karachkova has taken a virtual trip around the globe, talking to colleagues and filmmakers from Syria to Brazil. It looks like many factors, including the level of social assistance, accessibility of healthcare, and people's mentality are playing critical roles in how the epidemic unfolds.