G20 health ministers say pandemic reveals ‘systemic weakness’

World Apr 20, 2020

G20 health ministers say pandemic reveals ‘systemic weakness’

Health ministers from the Group of 20 leading economies said the COVID-19 pandemic "has highlighted systemic weaknesses” in health readiness around the world. The officials commented in a communique issued from Riyadh after a teleconference hosted by Saudi Arabia. The ministers "addressed the need to improve ...

Make-or-break moment in coronavirus fight could happen this week

Business Apr 13, 2020

Make-or-break moment in coronavirus fight could happen this week

The world’s ability to check the coronavirus contagion and fully recover from the worst peacetime recession since the Great Depression may depend on what international economic policy makers decide this week. With emerging markets and developing nations facing health emergencies, collapsing demand and cash crunches, ...