Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell arrives to speak at a press conference after the Fed announced interest rates would remain unchanged, in Washington, DC, January 30, 2019. The Federal Reserve left the key US lending rate unchanged on Wednesday, and said it would be "patient" about making any further changes, in the clearest signal yet the central bank has heeded concerns about the economy. / AFP / SAUL LOEB
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell says policymakers need to do more to avoid long term economic damage from the coronavirus. AFP  

US Fed chair urges more fiscal support to help economic recovery