Day: March 29, 2020

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Record virus deaths in Spain as world hunkers down for long haul

Madrid (AFP) – Spain broke another national record of daily coronavirus deaths Sunday as more than 40 percent of the world’s population was asked to stay home in hopes of halting the deadly march of a disease that has claimed more than 32,000 lives. A deluge of patients are overwhelming hospitals in Europe and the […]

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‘They are completely intertwined’: Tentative signs of recovery in China help some Canadian companies weather COVID-19 storm

One night in late January, Canadian Jacob Cooke found himself in Jiangsu province in China, desperately trying to find seats on a plane leaving the country and promising his brother, Joseph, he’d make it to Vancouver. For more than a decade, they had run a business called WPIC Marketing + Technologies with an ocean between […]

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Coronavirus: Things will get worse, PM warns in letter to Britons

Image copyright PA Media Image caption The prime minister chaired Saturday morning’s Covid-19 meeting via video-link The prime minister has warned the coronavirus crisis “will get worse before it gets better”, in a letter being sent to every UK household. Boris Johnson, who is self-isolating after testing positive for Covid-19, says stricter restrictions could be […]

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