Pedestrians in Kolkata wear protective masks as a preventive measure amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: dpa

India could be next coronavirus hotspot with ‘avalanche’ of cases

  • Containment measures successful elsewhere in Asia may not work in country of 1.3 billion people, experts warn
  • Large population crammed into tight living conditions poses major challenge in battle to limit outbreak
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak

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Pedestrians in Kolkata wear protective masks as a preventive measure amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: dpa
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