public health emergency]
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 04:37 AM IST
The former PM and the senior Congress leader warned that the disruptions due to the lockdown to prevent infections would lead to a prolonged slowdown and that it was important to strategise the response, including by measures such as offering credit guarantees to businesses and making financial institutions more robust.
By Reuters | Geneva/Beijing
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2020 05:21 PM IST
it was a “bit too early” to consider the outbreak a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern,” WHO Emergency Committee panel chair Didier Houssin said after the body met in Geneva. Such a designation would have required countries to step up the international response.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 06:21 AM IST
Like H1N1 , ebola, zika and polio, the new virus can wreck lives and economies