The Impact of COVID-19 on The Fight Against Inequality
The world has been hit by a virus that is very infectious and claiming the lives of a significant number of people. The World Health Organisation has referred to it as the Novel Corona virus that is causing the Corona virus disease of 2019 or COVID -19. This virus causes respiratory problems and is affecting people of all ages, most especially individuals that have compromised immune systems and underlying respiratory problems.
While it is true that COVID -19 impacts span various facets of human life, this policy brief zeros in on the possible impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the fight against inequality through the lens of the cost of living and health outcomes in Zambia. The paper ends with policy recommendations that could be adopted by Government in order to minimize the negative effects of COVID-19 on the fight to reduce the ever-widening gap between the rich and the poor...READ MORE