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The coronavirus pandemic could push half a billion people into poverty

Global poverty levels could increase for the first time since 1990. Image: REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko

Niall McCarthy

Data Journalist, Statista

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The impact could be worse in hard-hit regions such as North Africa and the Middle East. Image: Statista

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