IMF chief warns of ‘dire’ coronavirus scenarios

Kristalina Georgieva
IMF Photo/Cory Hancock

The International Monetary Fund’s managing director has called on countries to prepare for a weaker global growth outlook in the face of the coronavirus.

Speaking at the G20 summit in Saudi Arabia on February 23, Kristalina Georgieva warned the coronavirus had disrupted economic activity across the globe.

She was also concerned a quick recovery from the incident was not guaranteed.

“Even in the case of rapid containment of the virus, growth in China and the rest of the world would be impacted

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