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Bill Gates: The 5 biggest setbacks COVID-19 has had on sustainable development 

Bill Gates said "The COVID-19 pandemic has not only stopped progress — it's pushed it backwards." Image: REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Hilary Brueck

Science reporter, Business Insider

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Impact of a global recession on GDP.
Impact of a global recession on GDP. Image: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Goalkeepers 2020
Forecast of global poverty trends.
Forecast of global poverty trends. Image: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Goalkeepers 2020
Coverage of DIP (third dose).
Coverage of DIP (third dose). Image: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Goalkeepers 2020
Projected percentage of students achieving minimum proficiency.
Projected percentage of students achieving minimum proficiency. Image: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Goalkeepers 2020.
Modelled percentage of deaths.
Modelled percentage of deaths. Image: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Goalkeepers 2020
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