Coronavirus puts spotlight on global sick leave policies

March 13, 2020

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A woman looks at her mobile phone as she sits on a balcony near a man standing by a window at a residential compound in Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus disease outbreak, Hubei province, China, March 10, 2020.

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The latest on the global impacts of the coronavirus outbreak, including a look at sick leave policies around the world, the reaction in Lebanon and the impact on businesses in India. And, thousands of migrants and refugees are trying to leave Turkey to get into Greece. The World’s Lydia Emmanouilidou reports on a group of migrants that landed in Lesbos, including one Syrian stuck on a beach. Also, a wide-ranging discussion with Bassem Youssef, the “Jon Stewart of Egypt,” including discussing the coronavirus in Egypt and the recent death of former president Hosni Mubarak.

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