And there's more bad news: it's nearly monsoon season, which will create “a witch’s brew of conditions in which the virus is sure to thrive.”
People living in countries across Asia tell us how the battle cry of the pandemic, social distancing, is impossible for them.
"I believe that if the government had taken steps to ensure that everyone remained safe, we wouldn’t be where we are today. They could have controlled this situation better."
Avishek Bhattacharjee’s photo series imagines life in Dhaka if the pandemic is not contained.
"We have to accept coronavirus as part of life. If we don't open factories, there will be economic crisis”
Police were unable to control the crowds and local media reported that very few of those attending the funeral were wearing masks.
“Our assumption — which is an unfortunate, but reasonable one to make — is that once it’s in the camps, nearly everyone will get it.”
78-year-old Habibur Rahman had been missing for more than four decades until his daughter-in-law spotted him in a viral video that finally brought the family together.
Indians Are Worried That the Citizenship Bill Is Unsecular, Unconstitutional and May Lead to Another Partition
From organisations in the Northeast calling for a total shutdown to scientists, activists and scholars asking for the bill to be urgently withdrawn, here’s how people are reacting to this controversial proposed law.
Photographer Samsul Alam Helal offers the residents of Dhaka a way to escape their long days of factory work.
Environmentalists Don’t Want the India-Bangladesh Cricket Match to Be Held in Delhi Due to the Toxic Air Quality
They’re worried that making the team play for hours in the open air will be a serious health hazard for them as well as the attending fans.
As millions of Indians are being stripped of their citizenship, rights groups say Facebook has given free rein to Hindu nationalist hate speech.