April 25, 2020

The Hill: Avoiding a COVID-created global hunger crisis

Opinion editorial in The Hill by Bread for the World Institute Director Asma Lateef about steps the United States must take to prevent a COVID-related global hunger crisis. 

"The United States must take immediate steps to support global and national efforts to contain the virus. COVID-19 is especially dangerous for people with immune systems weakened by malnutrition. But even beyond the illness, it is critical to prevent the projected surge in hunger-related illness and death — fueled by factors such as loss of income and livelihoods during quarantines, broken food supply chains, and potential trade disruptions." 

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