Economic crisis due to pandemic coronavirus infection can lead to an increase in the number suffering from hunger in the world to 265 million. In 2019, the year they were About 130 million it reported at the world food programme of the United Nations (WFP).
“The coronavirus is a severe blow for the millions of people who earn daily work. Quarantine and global economic downturn has destroyed cash reserves. We must collectively act now to mitigate the effects of the disaster,” – said the economist WFP Arif Hussein.
According to the structures most affected by hunger, people with low and middle incomes.
In 2019 the most hungry people in countries affected by conflict and climate change.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in China in December 2019. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 2.5 million, including more than 659 thousand recovered, 171 thousand died.
COVID-19 as of the morning of April 21 was confirmed in 6125 of the population of Ukraine, of which 367 have recovered, and 161 people died.