By Staff Writer
Gulf health ministers held an emergency meeting on Saturday to discuss the coronavirus outbreak
The GCC has set up a joint operations room to coordinate efforts to tackle the spread of the Covid-19 virus, it was reported on Sunday.
Gulf health ministers held an emergency meeting on Saturday to discuss the coronavirus outbreak, according to a report by the Gulf Daily News website.
The ministers agreed to establish a joint operations room and arrange a weekly meeting of health under-secretaries to co-ordinate efforts to prevent the further spread of the virus, the report said.
On Sunday, Bloomberg reported that three of the biggest Arab economies pledged almost $47 billion in stimulus to limit the economic damage of the coronavirus outbreak, joining a global effort meant to soothe markets and salvage growth.