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  1. JSONP returns text/plain instead of application/javascript MIME type

    The World Bank API currently returns data in a "text/plain" content-type instead of an "application/javascript" (or JSON) content-type, thereby resulting in an error when fetching the data through JavaScript in modern browsers with the 'format' parameter set to JSONP.

    (error: "Refused to execute script because its MIME type (text/plain) is not executable, and strict MIME type checking is enabled")

    (link to try: https://api.worldbank.org/countries/kor;aus;btn;mac/indicators/NE.IMP.GNFS.ZS?date=1995:2017&format=jsonp&prefix=test )

    Thank you for looking into this! Much appreciated.

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