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Low Testing Rates Leave Quarter of World ‘Blindfolded’ on Virus

  • India, Indonesia, Pakistan have lowest testing rates in Asia
  • WHO recommends a ratio of 10 tests for each positive diagnosis
PMI (Indonesia Red Cross) tents are set up in Jakarta on April 1.
PMI (Indonesia Red Cross) tents are set up in Jakarta on April 1.Photographer: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg

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Low testing rates in India, Indonesia and Pakistan risk leaving them ignorant about the extent of coronavirus transmission in their countries.