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‘Chasing the virus’: How India’s Largest slum Overcame A Pandemic

Mumbai’s Dharavi offers a glimmer of hope with new cases shrinking. Thanks to an aggressive plan adopted by authorities. When coronavirus claimed its first victim in India’s largest slum in April, many feared the disease would turn its narrow, congested streets into a graveyard, with physical distancing or contact tracing all but impossible. But three months on, Mumbai’s Dharavi offers […]