(Apr 17): This past week, leaders from medicine, economics, politics, and civil society are uniting to demand immediate and coordinated international action to ready the resources needed to address the Covid-19 crisis, prevent the current health catastrophe from becoming one of the worst in history, and avert a global depression. As a letter to the world’s leaders notes — because we are so far behind the Covid-19 curve, many lives are being lost needlessly while other health issues are being ignored. At the same time, societies and economies are being devastated. 

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