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Global health progress pushed 25 years back due to Coronavirus: Gates Foundation report

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According to a report by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the coronavirus crisis has pushed the global health progress at least 25 years back. The pandemic has exposed millions to the risk of deadly disease and poverty. As per the report, extreme poverty has increased by 7% due to the crisis posed by the pandemic. Bill Gates called the effect a "huge setback" for the world and its efforts to fight poverty.