Hunger

Special Food shortages are killing more people than COVID-19 globally as conflicts, climate extremes and economic slowdown add to the toll. (AFP) graphic

Hunger killing more worldwide while COVID-19 pandemic occupies center stage

  • As many as 11 people dying of hunger and malnutrition each minute compared with seven due to COVID-19
  • Conflicts, climate change and higher supply-chain costs blamed for increase in hunger in Middle East and beyond
By Jumana Khamis ·