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Ethiopia postpones August elections due to coronavirus

August polls were seen as a key test of the reformist agenda of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. A woman wearing a face mask, runs in front of a truck spraying disinfectant on the street as part of measures to prevent the potential spread of COVID-19 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia [Tiksa …

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Red and Blue America Aren’t Experiencing the Same Pandemic

The disconnect is already shaping, even distorting, the nation’s response. One virus, two America. By RONALD BROWNSTEIN Courtesy of the Atlantic Even a disease as far-reaching as the coronavirus hasn’t entirely crossed the chasm between red and blue America. In several key respects, the outbreak’s early stages are unfolding very …

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A mortality perspectives on Corvid-19- Time, Location and Age

  By Katharina Fenz (Lead data scientist- World data lab) and Homi Kharas (Interim Vice-President and Director- Global Economy and Development) On March 22, 2020, at the time of writing, the total number of recorded deaths from the novel coronavirus stood at just below 14,000. This is a large number …

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