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Coronavirus Worldwide

Link TV, in collaboration with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, will bring you the latest on coronavirus (COVID-19) and perspectives on how life is changing around the world. Visit CDC for the latest information on COVID-19.

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People queue for free food as Italians struggle to cope in a tough economic climate amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Milan, Italy December 14, 2020. | REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Queues Form Outside Milan Food Banks as Crisis Bites Ahead of Christmas

Workers and families suffer as Italy's stagnant economy reels from lockdowns aimed at halting the spread of COVID-19.
A group of women collecting mahua flowers near Budhiarmari village in Chattisgarh state, India, Nov. 13, 2020. | Thomson Reuters Foundation/Purushottam Thakur

To Ward Off Pandemic, India's Indigenous Tribes Find Remedies in Forests

As India battles COVID-19, the climate-resilient, nature-based lifestyles of some communities are helping protect them.
A mourner holds a candle outside St Eugene's Cathedral in Londonderry, Northern Ireland August 4, 2020. | REUTERS/Lorraine O'Sullivan

'Horrible and Sad' - COVID-19 Boosts the Death Business

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for start-up apps like Untangle that provide end-of-life services, from funerals to wills — and a place to talk about grief.
A worker makes checks at the Miditech Gloves' rubber glove factory in Malaysia in 2020. | Miditech Gloves via Thomson Reuters Foundation

COVID-19 Prompts Pivot to Green Alternative to Rubber Gloves

Malaysian firm Meditech Gloves will begin production of natural gloves that can biodegrade 100 times faster than synthetic, petroleum-based options.
Migrant workers from Myanmar who lost their jobs line up for free foods from volunteers following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand April 23, 2020. | REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Thailand Allows Thousands of Migrants to Extend Work Permits

Activists fear the cost of the process could drive migrant workers deeper into debt and lead to labour exploitation.
Educator Taneka Mckoy Phipps teaches a lesson with a blackboard painted on a wall, in a low-income neighborhood, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Kingston, Jamaica October 27, 2020. October 27, 2020. | REUTERS/Gladstone Taylor

Jamaican Teacher Turns Kingston Walls into Blackboards

With schools closed under COVID-19, Taneka Mckoy has created open-air classrooms by writing lessons on building walls.
ARCHIVE PHOTO: Women work on a production line at the mobile phone factory in Assuit, Egypt September 30, 2018. | REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Tech-Savvy Women Could Beat COVID-19 Job Blues in the Arab World

In a region where only one in four women works, experts say those who retrain could tap surging demand for digital skills.
FILE PHOTO: Broadcaster and filmmaker David Attenborough attends the premiere of Blue Planet II at the British Film Institute in London, Britain, September 27, 2017. | REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo

David Attenborough: Coronavirus Poses Threat to Climate Change Campaigns

The coronavirus pandemic comes as the world is struggling with unprecedented storms, wildfires and droughts linked to climate change, experts say.
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