PBS NewsHour

Bangladesh confronts dual challenges of poverty, pandemic

Clip: 05/15/2020 | 7m 16s Video has closed captioning.

Bangladesh is about the size of Iowa, but it has 50 times as many people. That extremely high population density makes containing coronavirus a huge challenge -- as does the recent influx of a million refugees from neighboring Myanmar. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on how one non-governmental group is trying to tackle the problem. It's part of his series Agents for Change.

Aired: 05/15/20

Rating: NR

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