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Developing Countries Struggling To Cope With COVID-19

SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 (IPS) – The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is adversely impacting most developing countries disproportionately, especially the United Nations’ least developed countries (LDCs) and the World Bank’s low-income countries (LICs). Years of implementing neoliberal policy conditionalities and advice have made most developing countries much more vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic by undermining their health systems and fiscal capacities to respond adequately.Read the full story, “Developing Countries Struggling To Cope With COVID-19”, on globalissues.org →