In an exclusive interview with DW, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva hails China's resilience in the face of coronavirus but says the next few weeks are crucial.
The coronavirus outbreak in China has come down hard on the country's poor who cannot afford to be quarantined, have less access to supplies, and do not have the money or the connections to leave the country.
The World Health Organization has warned that the world must brace for a potential pandemic. However, it says the outbreak can still be contained.
President Xi Jinping and top Communist Party leaders have postponed its annual parliament session for the first time since the Cultural Revolution. The move comes as the country fights the deadly coronavirus outbreak.
As Italy prepares to host a European summit over the crisis, more cases have erupted across the bloc. Iran, which has the highest death toll outside China, has seen infections spike. Get the latest developments here.
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