COVID-19 has ravaged the U.S., killing more than 120,000 people and causing unemployment levels not seen since the Great Depression. But other parts of the world are also suffering – including developing nations in Africa that haven’t yet been hit badly by the coronavirus but are likely to see major effects soon.

Blum Center director Richard Matthew discusses what international agencies believe is in store for poorer countries as the pandemic continues to unfold – and how people in the U.S. can maintain compassion during these trying times. Read the interview here.