Friday, July 2, 2021

Blog: Together for Fiji: COVID-19 and the road to recovery

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Fiji's initial closure of borders allowed the country to keep the COVID-19 virus at bay, a significant accomplishment by any measure, but at a significant economic cost. The development of the last few weeks in Fiji and several countries across East Asia Pacific have not only shown how quickly those early hard-won gains can be reversed but also the heavy toll the virus can take on the macroeconomic situation and the importance of cushioning the most vulnerable against the worst impacts of the pandemic. Read More