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David Miliband (right) visits Yemen, one of the world’s most at-risk countries

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The world’s richest countries are guilty of a myopic international response to the coronavirus crisis that will hurt the world’s poorest people and the global fight against the disease, warns David Miliband, CEO of the US-based International Rescue Committee (IRC).

Miliband, a former UK politician and foreign secretary, says there is still time to stop human suffering in the world’s most fragile countries, by increasing handwashing, fever testing and building isolation centres.

A report by the IRC estimates that in a worst-case …



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