Wednesday, December 8, 2021
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The ‘inequality virus’: COVID-19 crisis has widened gap between rich and poor, says Oxfam

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According to Oxfam, the COVID-19 crisis has widened the gap between rich and poor. The world’s top 10 billionaires have collectively seen their wealth increase by $540 billion — enough to prevent anyone from falling into poverty due to the pandemic, and pay for a coronavirus vaccine for everyone on earth. For the world’s poorest, it would likely take them a decade to recover from the economic fallout of the pandemic. The top 10 billionaires have collectively seen their wealth increase by $540 billion. That’s enough to prevent ANYONE from falling into poverty due to the pandemic AND pay for a coronavirus vaccine for everyone on earth.

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