Reviving the global economy amid COVID-19

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Concern continues to grow over the long-term economic damage from the virus. The pandemic has dealt a severe blow to growth, with G20 leaders pledging to inject trillions into the economy. Now talks over how to bring the economy back on track are under the spotlight. Will economic growth bounce back after the outbreak? Earlier, I spoke to Jin Keyu, professor of economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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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)

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