"We really do appeal to all world leaders: stop using lockdown as your primary control method," he said. "Look what's happening to poverty levels - it seems that we may well have a doubling of world poverty by next year. We may well have at least a doubling of child malnutrition because children are not getting meals at school... This is a terrible ghastly global catastrophe, actually."
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