This is why we should test everyone for COVID-19

Universal testing is worth trying, even if it only has a 1% chance of success Image: REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Reda Cherif

Senior Economist, IMF

Fuad Hasanov

Senior Economist, IMF


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