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South Asia’s winter smog, threat to ozone

LAHORE, Pakistan Although the worldwide phaseout of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) has helped protect the ozone layer, South Asia’s extreme smog, which is worsening each winter, is appearing to be the newest challenge to the ozone shield.…

The COVID-19 Crisis in South Asia

The latest wave of COVID-19 is having a devastating impact on children and their families Countries across South Asia are experiencing a new and deadly surge of COVID-19. The region, home to almost 2 billion people, now accounts for half of…