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Canadian Commentary

International News

Agence France-Presse
Virus deaths surge past 13,000 as one billion confined to homes

Agence France-Presse
Crowd-sourced virtual supercomputer revs up virus research - More

Reuters News Agency
One in four Americans told to stay home

The Associated Press
Rand Paul becomes first senator to test positive for Covid-19 - More

The Washington Post
Governors, mayors in growing uproar over Trump’s response

The New York Times
Traffic and Pollution Plummet as U.S. Cities Shut Down for Coronavirus

The Associated Press
New York quietens as it becomes next virus hot spot

The Hill
White House $46 billion emergency request balloons to $242 billion

CNN News
Trump suggests 'sanitizing' and reusing medical masks

ABC News
FEMA administrator says more masks are being shipped from stockpile

The Hill
3M to send 500,000 respirators to New York, Seattle

ABC
Trump's coronavirus update

The Associated Press
As crisis deepens, congressional rescue deal teeters

CNN News
Trump made 33 false claims about the coronavirus crisis in the first two weeks of March

The Hill
Trump orders National Guard to build medical facilities in NY, Calif., Wash.

The Associated Press
Virus mutes happy hours in senior haven, but golf goes on

Agence France-Presse
Private, online and hi-tech: the coronavirus economy

Agence France-Presse
Crude reality: price crash means oil firms must slash spending

The Guardian
What happens to people's lungs if they get Covid-19?

Reuters News Agency
Britain has ventilator prototypes, looking to start manufacturing

CBC News
Police checks, fines fail to keep all the French at home as Macron has ordered

Reuters News Agency
Netflix to slash traffic across Europe

Agence France-Presse
Sewing face masks goes viral in Europe

The Guardian
Angela Merkel in quarantine

Reuters News Agency
Russian army to send coronavirus help to Italy

The Guardian
Spain's last 1918 flu survivor offers warning on coronavirus

Reuters News Agency
Spain's coronavirus deaths surpass 1,700, cases over 28,000

The New York Times
Coming to a Country Near You: A Russian Nuclear Power Plant

Reuters News Agency
Russia: Gulf nations, not us, to blame for oil prices fall

The New York Times
Al-Shabaab in Somalia Threatens Americans in East Africa - More

Reuters News Agency
Iran's death toll from the coronavirus reaches 1,685

Reuters News Agency
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei rejects U.S. help offer, vows to defeat coronavirus

Reuters News Agency
Army patrols Malaysian streets as coronavirus cases spike

Reuters News Agency
China scrambles to curb rise in imported coronavirus cases

Agence France-Presse
China's virus strategy: a model for the world?

Agence France-Presse
North Korea praises Trump but warns on ties - More - More

BBC News
Australia to close pubs, cafes and places of worship

The Associated Press
Colombia: 82nd Airborne exercise is all about preparation - and the jump

Reuters News Agency
Some Central Americans awaiting U.S. asylum to be allowed legal entry to Mexico

Agence France-Presse
Coronavirus : le point sur la pandémie dans le monde

Agence France-Presse
« Restez chez vous », mot d'ordre qui se répand dans le monde

Agence France-Presse
Coronavirus : urgence en France face à la « vague » qui enfle - Plus

Agence France-Presse
La France achète des masques et réfléchit à la suite du confinement

Agence France-Presse
Faire le « tri » entre les malades, fardeau quotidien des réanimateurs

Agence France-Presse
Coronavirus : l'armée à la manoeuvre pour soulager l'Alsace, l'hôpital de campagne prêt en début de semaine

Agence France-Presse
Après la vague de l'épidémie, que se passera-t-il?

Agence France-Presse
Virus : plan de secours allemand sans précédent de 822 milliards d'euros

Agence France-Presse
Coronavirus : course contre la montre en Espagne, 32% de morts de plus en 24h

Agence France-Presse
COVID-19 : la Corée du Nord affirme que Donald Trump a offert son aide

International Commentary

Robert J. Samuelson | The Washington Post
This crisis is for real

Max Boot | The Washington Post
This wouldn’t have happened if Hillary Clinton had won

Peter Nicholas | The Atlantic
Anthony Fauci’s Plan to Stay Honest

Maureen Dowd | The New York Times
Thank God the Doctor Is In

Dahlia Lithwick | Slate
Just About the Last Person to Trust With Additional Power Now Has a Lot More

Nick Cohen | The Guardian
Bluff, bombast and blame is all that Donald Trump can offer in this crisis

Julian Zelizer | CNN News
Trump poses, while governors actually lead

Peter Baker and Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
Trump Confronts a Crisis Unlike Any Before

Marc Fisher | The Washington Post
From Ebola to coronavirus, Trump always sees disease as a foreign threat

Michelle Goldberg | The New York Times
There’s no moving forward without understanding what’s going wrong

Paul Krugman | The New York Times
Rules for the Trump Pandemic - More

Bret Stephens | The New York Times
It’s Dangerous to Be Ruled by Fear

Margaret Sullivan | The Washington Post
The media must stop live-broadcasting Trump’s dangerous, destructive coronavirus briefings

Lili Loofbourow | Slate
The Real Reason Trump Started Calling the Virus “Chinese” - More

Nicholas Kristof | The New York Times
The Best-Case Outcome for the Coronavirus, and the Worst

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