Crisis-hit countries facing the potential of millions of deaths from coronavirus

April 28, 2020

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Several men are shown sitting on a table covered by a cloth tarp with closed market stalls behind them.

Afghan workers sit as a market is closed during the coronavirus outbreak in Kabul, April 23, 2020.


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The curve may be starting to flatten in Europe and in the US, but a new report suggests in many crisis-hit countries around the world, the worst may yet be ahead. And, Chile has considered a plan to issue people with "immunity passports" allowing them to return to work — but it has raised controversy. Also, professional sports leagues in most countries around the world have been either postponed or canceled, but this is not the case for the CPBL, Taiwan’s professional baseball league.

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