SINGAPORE (Apr 3): The cost of the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to climb as high as US$4.1 trillion ($5.9 trillion), or almost 5% of the global gross domestic product (GDP), depending on the extent of the disease’s spread in the US, Europe and other major economies.

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