“Pandemic depression”: World Bank warns extreme poverty could spike by 100 mn

The coronavirus pandemic may have driven as many as 100 million people back into extreme poverty, World Bank President David Malpass warned Thursday. #World Bank chief warns extreme poverty could surge by 100 mn — AFPhttps://t.co/MVAkUgPeE2@WorldBank — CGTN Global Business (@CGTNGlobalBiz) August 21, 2020 The Washington-based development lender previously estimated that 60 million people would… Continue reading “Pandemic depression”: World Bank warns extreme poverty could spike by 100 mn