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Spain’s death toll passes China’s

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/26/20, 11:32 am

More than 4,000 people have died of COVID-19 in Spain as of Thursday. Only Italy has had more deaths—about 7,500. Spain’s daily death toll of 655 on Wednesday was lower than it has been recently, and health officials hope the outbreak is reaching its peak in the country.

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India locks down, U.K. tightens rules

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/24/20, 11:33 am

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday enacted the most extensive stay-at-home order yet in the coronavirus pandemic. India’s 1.3 billion residents are not permitted to leave their homes for 21 days.

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Jenny Lind Schmitt

Watching Europe shut down

Coronavirus | My there and back again story
by Jenny Lind Schmitt
Posted 3/21/20, 09:12 am

When President Trump made his proclamation banning travel from Europe just as my husband and I were leaving the country, we were alarmed. But when we looked at the text of the proclamation and realized the ban would not apply to U.S. citizens, we breathed a little more easily, knowing we would be able to get home again.

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