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World in Progress: How are textile workers in Bangladesh faring during the pandemic?

Bangladesh has detected its first cases of the Indian coronavirus variant. Just about two percent of the Bangladeshi population of around 160 million are fully vaccinated. A lockdown has been extended until May 16. However, work in textile factories continues. For some workers that's good as it means they'll get a paycheck. Others are worried, because they can't safely distance.

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