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What Real Pandemic Aid Would Look Like

Around the world, civil-society groups and ordinary people are doing what they can to prevent the world's poorest and most vulnerable populations – particularly children – from suffering the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rich-country governments must show the same level of compassion.

NEW DELHI – In the space of just a few months, COVID-19 has changed our world beyond recognition. Wherever one lives, one feels a palpable sense of fear. Yet we do not all respond to fear in the same way. Though we all instinctively want to protect our loved ones, in a deeply unequal world, not all of us have the means to do so.