COVID-19 Exacerbates Poverty Risks in Poorest Countries

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Africa and Southern Asia, and the global economy enters a synchronized recession unseen since the Second World War, the world's poorest countries brace for yet another shock that threatens to deepen global inequalities and exacerbate an already challenging situation, write Paul Akiwumi and Giovanni Valensisi.

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