Screen Shot 2020-05-24 at 13.11.12As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold in Bangladesh, more confirmed cases and deaths are being reported in recent weeks. Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries in the world, with 1,200 people per square kilometer (compare this with China’s 148 people per square kilometer). Combined with the reality that a large portion of the population depends on shared transport, handwashing in public spaces is limited, and many people do not have enough income to stock up on essential commodities for weeks at a time, social distancing measures will be nearly impossible to sustain. ….more