World Leaders Approach to COVID-19 Varies Widely

World leaders, their economic advisers and policymakers are taking a wide and varied approach to the COVID-19 (aka- the coronavirus) and its impact, or the potential impact it will have on their country’s economy. The approaches range from wait-and-see, to emergency interest rate reductions, to large spending packages, which will fund research for a vaccine, an accurate testing procedure and everyday necessities. For many countries it’s a combination of all. Reuters correspondents have put together a list of the major countries of the world and their approach and response to the COVID-19 virus outbreak.

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