The new strand of COVID called Omicron reached Bangladesh at the beginning of December and has spread rapidly since then. Although the number of cases of Omicron is still on the lower side, there has been a 60% rise in COVID cases since mid-December. More than 70% of Bangladesh’s population lives in rural areas, where most people have not been vaccinated. The people that live in rural areas are the most vulnerable; they need the most help because they have the least access to proper healthcare and resources.
Hailing from a small village in the Jhenaidah district, Mst. Anika Tabassum was one of the few girls from her