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Spain’s deaths in coronavirus pass 14,500, but real tolls can be greater

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s official coronavirus deaths rose higher again on Wednesday, but questions remained over the number of truths and the main business lobby warned that the economy could fall up to 9% this year. People wearing protective face masks pray in front of the coffin of a person who died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Spanish Muslim …

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Coronavirus World: Full Coverage – The New York Times

The epidemic is hitting the Saudi royal family hard. More than six weeks after Saudi Arabia reported its first case, the corona virus hits the heart of the kingdom’s sprawling ruling family. As many as 150 royals in the kingdom are believed to have received the corona virus, including the smaller branches of family members, according to a person close …

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Photos of Wuhan after 11 weeks of lockdown

Wuhan, China, lifted travel restrictions on April 8 after an 11-week lockdown that put the city in a virtual quarantine – not allowing people to leave or enter the city – in an attempt to stop the spread of the corona virus. The city, where the coronavirus outbreak was first reported, began to be locked on January 23. When restrictions …

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Wuhan residents remember whistling Li Wenliang

One user struggling with insomnia wondered if she would add less milk to a dessert she made to her stressed child. A Sichuan man asked Li to deal with relatives who could not get a proper travel permit. More often, users have dropped out of the message chain on Li’s account, known by their Chinese fans as Li’s “tree cave”, …

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EU ministers fail to agree on financial rescue of coronavirus

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union finance ministers failed in talks all night to agree more financial support for their coronavirus-affected economies, which spurred Spain to warn of the future of the bloc if it failed to create a joint response to the crisis. FILE PHOTO: Eurogroup President Mario Centeno arrives at EU summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 21, 2019. REUTERS …

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Kenya coronavirus: The factory turned into an overnight surgical mask assembly line

The factory’s shift in production reflects a great need for even the most basic protective equipment here. Like Kenya, most African countries have little experience in manufacturing medical supplies, instead relying on imports from China and foreign aid. But as the corona virus spreads more on the continent, African governments will face stiff competition from heavily industrialized economies in tenders …

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Rents are delayed and “It’s only going to get worse”

“Somehow, we need to get help to smaller landlords so that the valuable housing stock that we have still exists at the other end of this crisis,” she said. According to the Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies, a quarter of the country’s 44 million rental homes paid more than half of their rent income in 2018. Separate research …

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