The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday reported the largest single-day rise in coronavirus infections – almost a quarter of a million in 24 hours.
Many cities that had declared a tentative victory against COVID-19 have seen varying forms of lockdowns reimposed. The return of virus-related restrictions could be an economic disaster for many nations already suffering the results of the first round of closures.
While some governments have provided assistance to flatlining companies, others have chosen to spend big – to create jobs, encourage spending and reduce individuals’ debt. And some have chosen welfare and public sector cuts too.
Now a group of millionaires is saying cash – or at least some of it – should come from them.
The collective of 83 wealthy