Coronavirus has worsened global hunger crisis: UN

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14th July, 2020 10:56:42 printer

Coronavirus has worsened global hunger crisis: UN

Nearly one in nine people in the world are going hungry, with the coronavirus pandemic exacerbating already worsening trends this year, according to a United Nations report published Monday.

Economic slowdowns and climate-related shocks are pushing more people into hunger, while nutritious foods remain too expensive for many, the report found.

 


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