Transpicuous News, April 3 2020

COVID19 global updates April 3 2020

Coronavirus: Travel restrictions, border shutdowns by country

CANADA: 85% of Canadian troops ordered into isolation to prepare for COVID-19 operations

Canadians stranded in South Africa by COVID-19 could pay $5K for trip home: government

CANADA: Agriculture worker conditions in Okanagan a ‘ticking time bomb’ for COVID-19:

EU/ITALY: Solidarity (in)action: EU Commission head apologizes to Italy, pledges €100bn Covid-19 relief fund… that may not happen

HEALTH: Doctors are sending out ‘do-not-resuscitate’ forms telling people

USA/FINANCE: Here Comes The Next Crisis: Up To 30% Of All Mortgages Will Default In “Biggest Wave Of Delinquencies In History”

USA /FINANCE: Wall Street Wins Again: Banks Force Treasury To Double Rate On Small Business Rescue Loan

USA/FINANCE: New York’s Unemployment Fund Will Be Insolvent In 2 Months

DR Congo to put virus epicentre under lockdown

Germany to lift border controls imposed amid virus for harvests

Tunisia: Cash-strapped Tunisia may tax private firms to fund virus fight

US snatches masks from Germany in act of ‘modern piracy’

We need to cut around 10 mln barrels per day of oil production, Russia is ready to act with US on oil markets

FINANCE: Long-term customers shocked as Bank of America restricts coronavirus bailout loans to businesses who’ve borrowed before

FINANCE: ‘Worst pandemic in century’ will wipe out more than $4 TRILLION from global economy – Asian Development Bank

Turkey imposes coronavirus curfew on under-20s, locks down dozens of cities

EU working to repatriate 250,000 nationals stranded by coronavirus

This one is important, and I encourage everyone to research what the “Marshal Plan” really did.

Brussels to the rescue? Ursula von der Leyen pushes for Covid-19 ‘Marshall Plan’ as bloc is far from united

WHO: Coronavirus ‘much more than a health crisis’

USA blocks medical masks from being sent to Canada

‘Mistake’ to block US medical exports to Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

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