Turkey recently introduced an economic stability package to shield individuals and firms against the economic impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The country announced it would support salary payments, postpone loans and provide flexibility for taxpayers to protect markets amid the uncertainty caused by the outbreak.

Providing free healthcare services to all, Turkey is often cited as a model country in its response to the virus, including its distribution of face masks to all residents between the ages of 20 and 65 and mobilization of its security forces to help the elderly by doing their shopping and meeting their

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