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COVID-19 impacts on Disability and Rehabilitation in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is going through a potentially catastrophic situation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The most densely populated country in the world with a high rate of disabled people, poor economic resilience, and lack of proper pandemic preparedness makes it particularly vulnerable. Rehabilitation care for disabled people will fare even worse fate during this pandemic unless a clear national strategy is formulated rapidly, which must be implemented quickly. The paper aims to explain the impact of COVID 19 on the Persons with disability of Bangladesh in epidemiological, healthcare, social and rehabilitation contexts.