2021
DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-703175/v1
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Sakthivel Selvaraj, Preeti Kumar, Ipchita Bharali, Habib Hasan, Wenhui Mao, Osondu Ogbuoji, Suhaib Hussain

Abstract: Abstract BackgroundThe COVID-19 pandemic has triggered several underlying vulnerabilities with potentially far reaching consequences in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) like India. Evidence of physical and socio-economic vulnerabilities caused by the pandemic are emerging rapidly, but one area that has received limited attention so far, is the financial vulnerability COVID-19 causes for households and the government. This paper aims to assess the financial burden imposed on governments and hous…

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