Coronavirus pushes Lebanon to the brink of collapse

Initiate a total lockdown and screech its already fledgling economy to a halt, or implement lax measures and risk a full-blown outbreak.
by Georgi Azar

13 March 2020 | 23:17

Source: by Annahar

  • by Georgi Azar
  • Source: Annahar
  • Last update: 13 March 2020 | 23:17

Wahida Ghalayini, head of the nursing department, speaks to journalists at the quarantine department at Rafik Hariri University Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP)

BEIRUT: Already reeling under the worst financial crisis in decades, the novel coronavirus which has brought the world to its knees risks pushing Lebanon over the edge. A great deal of pain is...
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