Covid-19: OECD chief says it’s a ‘false dilemma to say choice between lives and livelihoods’

The global economy has been turned on its head by the coronavirus pandemic, with predictions of the worst recession in 90 years. The head of the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Angel Gurria, has told FRANCE 24 that it is a “false dilemma to say to have to choose between lives and livelihoods,” and that dealing with both the virus and the economic consequences are interlinked.