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Earth Day during a pandemic; First US COVID-19 cases earlier than thought; Holocaust survivor shares her story

On Earth Day, what lessons for the environment has humanity learned from facing the pandemic? And, the UN warns of a coming famine of "biblical proportions." How is Asia's largest armed group fending off the coronavirus? And in Mexico, a network of Indigenous community radio stations is spreading the word about the pandemic. Finally, Holocaust survivor Giselle Cycowicz shares her story with The World.

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China raises coronavirus death toll; political shakeups in Brazil; restoring Notre Dame's soundscape

Chinese officials have revised their novel coronavirus fatality count, but insist there has been no coverup. And in the US, President Donald Trump tells governors they are responsible for opening up states' economies. Political shakeups in Brazil and Turkey point to questionable responses to the pandemic. In Bangladesh, coronavirus could put Rohingya refugee women in leadership roles. And rebuilding the Notre Dame de Paris is about more than the structure. Learn how acoustic research could help reconstruct the cathedral's unique soundscape.