You are here

VIRUS OUTBREAK

Europe grapples with 'socio-economic tsunami' of Covid-19 crisis

BT_20200319_SHUTDOWN19_4064543.jpg
President of European Commission Ursula von der Leyen says the EU is ready to do everything that is required and will not hesitate to take additional measures as the situation evolves.

Rome

ITALY's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday declared that the coronavirus was causing a "socio-economic tsunami" as European leaders agreed to seal off external borders, but many countries thwarted solidarity by imposing frontier curbs of their own.

Separately, European...

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to t.me/BizTimes