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Covid-19: The Inequality Virus

A new report by Oxfam titled The Inequality Virus, has found that the Covid-19 pandemic massively widened existing inequalities in India and around the world.

The report has found that as the pandemic stalled the economy, with millions of poor Indians either seeing their incomes lowered or out of jobs, the richest billionaires in India increased their wealth by 35%.

Jan 27, 2021, 11:44 AM IST

A new report by Oxfam titled The Inequality Virus, has found that the Covid-19 pandemic massively widened existing inequalities in India and around the world.

The report has found that as the pandemic stalled the economy, with millions of poor Indians either seeing their incomes lowered or out of jobs, the richest billionaires in India increased their wealth by 35%.