The coronavirus pandemic is causing havoc around the globe, sending cities and nations into lockdown, and continuing to spread. The Philippines was the first Southeast Asian country to adopt lockdown measures, and on Tuesday its Congress approved a bill declaring a national emergency. So, how is the coronavirus affecting the Philippines? And how is China assisting the country in their battle against it? The G7 nations have pledged to do "whatever is necessary" to fight the virus and restore economic growth. What actions are needed in response to a worldwide pandemic? And how likely is a global recession?

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