Poor Countries are quite vulnerable to disease and work slowly on the cure due to their limited amount of funds, and typically only have three or four research facilities. It is very easy to spread diseases there, which is why it is recommended to start one's plague in these countries. However, there may be news about a new programme for new health guidelines, slowing down a plague in these countries without Drug Resistance I. The poorest country is Bolivia, with only two research facilities.
- The scenario Who Cares lowers awareness of disease present in poor countries, making it easier to spread a disease in poor countries.