Reuters reported exclusively that growing concerns inside the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank about the spread of the new coronavirus have prompted the institutions to consider scaling back their Spring Meetings in April or hold them by teleconference. The April 17-19 Spring Meetings are due to bring some 10,000 government officials, journalists, businesspeople and civil society representatives from across the globe to a tightly packed, two-block area of downtown Washington that houses their headquarters.
Reuters exclusively reports IMF, World Bank considering ‘virtual’ Spring Meetings as virus spreads
26 February 2020, 12:00 am. 1 minute