The Graphic Truth: Where corruption is rising, falling
Corruption has made the pandemic worse. That's the message from Transparency International's new corruption perceptions report for 2020, which notes that from inflating the cost of medical supplies to taking bribes to get tests, graft was directly responsible for countless deaths because it diverted funds from the health care needs of populations to the personal needs of corrupt officials. So, where was corruption worst in 2020, and which countries made the most and least progress on fighting graft? We take a look.