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Here are the 24 countries that are least ready for a pandemic

The coronavirus can be a serious issue for countries with low access to healthcare and inadequate prevention measures. Research from the Nuclear Threat Initiative, the John Hopkins Centre for Health Security, and The Economist Intelligence Unit assessed how prepared 195 countries are for a major epidemic based on six health […]
Here are the 24 countries that are least ready for a pandemic
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These are the most in-demand American jobs in the time of the coronavirus pandemic

The World Health Organisation just declared the novel coronavirus a pandemic. Job-posting site Glassdoor shared a recent economic research report noting several listings asking for people who could help with coronavirus-related communications, medical assistance, or research testing. One of the job postings outside of the medical field includes a company […]
These are the most in-demand American jobs in the time of the coronavirus pandemic
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Here are the latest major events that have been cancelled or postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak, including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Burning Man, and the 74th Annual Tony Awards

Events are being cancelled and postponed worldwide to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, which emerged in Wuhan, China, late last year and was labelled a pandemic by WHO in March. Countries across the world are enacting lockdown restrictions: Italy placed a 6 p.m. curfew on its citizens and […]
Here are the latest major events that have been cancelled or postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak, including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Burning Man, and the 74th Annual Tony Awards
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What to buy if you’re quarantined at home during the coronavirus pandemic

The World Health Organisation just officially declared the coronavirus a pandemic. The coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed more than 4,300 people and infected over 121,500 in more than 100 countries. As the virus spreads, voluntary or involuntary home quarantines could become more common. Hundreds of people […]
What to buy if you’re quarantined at home during the coronavirus pandemic
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Photos of iconic tourist destinations in China, Italy, and Thailand reveal empty festivals, vacant water parks, and trapped people as the coronavirus slows travel

International tourism is taking a hit as the coronavirus outbreak – and fear about it – spreads across the world. National governments are warning would-be travellers to stay away from outbreak hotspots, and in some cases, enacting travel bans to forbid them from going. Photos of tourist destinations around the […]
Photos of iconic tourist destinations in China, Italy, and Thailand reveal empty festivals, vacant water parks, and trapped people as the coronavirus slows travel
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What you need to know about changing or cancelling your travel plans because of the coronavirus, as outbreaks spread to every continent except Antarctica

As the coronavirus continues to spread, with outbreaks appearing in South Korea, Italy, Iran, and elsewhere, travellers and travel providers are being forced to rethink plans and make adjustments. If you’re concerned about the virus, your options for a cancellation or refund may be limited, but as the situation continues […]
What you need to know about changing or cancelling your travel plans because of the coronavirus, as outbreaks spread to every continent except Antarctica