Everything on the table to attack virus’ economic damage: IMF

Washington (AFP) – The severe economic crisis ignited by the coronavirus pandemic requires the rapid deployment of every available financial lifeline to help countries survive, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said Thursday.The uncertainty about the health emergency and the extent of the economic damage have driven governments and development lenders to rollout new and accelerated aid vehicles, in the hopes of preventing an even more dire impact.”Everything has to be on the table. We simply don’t know yet how the crisis would evolve,” Georgieva said. With over two million cases worldwide, the ov…

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