WHO?

 

The WAPO forgot to say anything about maturity dates and how investors in the World Health Organization bonds issued in 2017 stood to lose a lot of money if a pandemic was called before their bonds matured in July of 2020. The Who called a pandemic on March 11th.  This article from 2017 documents the issuance.  https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2017/06/28/world-bank-launches-first-ever-pandemic-bonds-to-support-500-million-pandemic-emergency-financing-facility

 

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