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COVID-19: A Bird’s Eye View

Stockholm (Ekonamik) – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread around the globe and as the world seeks to lift restrictions ahead of the summer break, it is easy to loose track of everything that has happened. Below, we review the state of play of the spread of coronavirus, its main figures and financial and policy reactions.

The Spread of COVID19

Following its ravage through Asia in December and January and its spread to Europe in February and March, April saw Coronavirus contagion reach the Americas, particularly the USA and then Brazil, now the main geographical focus of the spread of the pandemic. Meanwhile, recent cases in Beijing have also raised concerns regarding China’s ability to avoid a second wave.

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Filipe Wallin Albuquerque
Filipe Wallin Albuquerque
Filipe is an economist with 8 years of experience in macroeconomic and financial analysis for the Economist Intelligence Unit, the UN World Institute for Development Economic Research, the Stockholm School of Economics and the School of Oriental and African Studies. Filipe holds a MSc in European Political Economy from the LSE and a MSc in Economics from the University of London, where he currently is a PhD candidate.

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