Coronavirus pandemic, oil price war, a world without sports

published 6 months ago by France 24

It's officially a pandemic. An out-of-the-blue coronavirus outbreak has forced nations into lockdown mode, wreaked pandemonium on world markets and caused a death toll that is skyrocketing. And while the US gets knocked for its lack of global leadership, the Chinese are playing catch-up for their initial cover-up of the outbreak and - with cases there stable - are now sending doctors to Italy. Doctors and two million facemasks - the kind France and Germany refused to send in the past weeks, stockpiling them instead.

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