Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

The High-level Meeting was organized to tackle critical finance issue and address economic devastation caused by COVID-19.

The Prime Ministers of Canada and Jamaica and UN Secretary-General António Guterres convened this special high-level meeting to advance concrete solutions to the development emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Programme: https://go.aws/2ZKVuvF
Website: https://www.un.org/en/coronavirus/financing-development

In This Story: Covid-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

  • WHO and UNICEF Warn of ‘Alarming Decline’ in Childhood Vaccinations Amid Covid-19
  • Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt Tests Positive for Covid-19
  • Rep. Val Demings Calls Out President Trump’s Response to COVID-19
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