Coronavirus news, all over the world

This 30 March 2020 video says about itself:

Coronavirus – Brazil: ‘Jair Bolsonaro is putting people’s lives at risk’

The fight against coronavirus turns into an economic battle in Brazil. President Jair Bolsonaro on March 29 flouted his government’s social distancing guidelines against the spread of the coronavirus by mixing with supporters on the streets of Brasilia and urging them to keep the economy going. ‘Jair Bolsonaro is putting people’s lives at risk’, an inhabitant said.

BRAZIL’S CRUSADING BOLSONARO WILL GET PEOPLE KILLED Jair Bolsonaro is many things, including an ardent racist, sexist and homophobe. But there is one thing he is clearly not: smart enough to lead Brazil responsibly. Over the last two weeks, he has shown the world that he lacks the intelligence, intellectual curiosity or humility necessary to cobble together a proper response to the coronavirus outbreak. To Bolsonaro, this is just another conspiracy-driven culture war in which the goal is to troll his opponents to literal death. [HuffPost]

“As a part-time worker I got no sick time, no benefits, and no vacation”. Canadian workers speak out on impact of coronavirus crisis. By our reporters, 31 March 2020. Workers decried the lack of support from government and pointed to their exposure to unsafe working conditions that threaten to accelerate the spread of the pandemic.

“We cannot abandon the nurses”. Nurse suicides rise in Europe amid stress of COVID-19 pandemic: here.

Millions of Europe’s health care workers endangered by government neglect: here.

“This is a worldwide medical emergency and we shouldn’t put our frontline NHS staff at risk”. UK doctor in forensic pathology speaks: here.

HUNGARY’S LEADER USES VIRUS TO GAIN UNLIMITED POWER Prime Minister Viktor Orban gained sweeping powers after the country’s Parliament passed an emergency coronavirus bill that effectively lets the far-right leader rule by decree. The dramatic new measures include declaring a state of emergency with no time limit, empowering the government to jail citizens for “disinformation” and suspending elections. [HuffPost]

Germany: The coronavirus pandemic and the destruction of the public health system: here.

Australian government resorts to “pandemic capitalism” as depression looms: here.

Australian warehouse workers strike over COVID-19 safety demands: here.

Four thousand nurses are to strike across Papua New Guinea (PNG) this week over a lack of medical supplies and funding to handle the coronavirus outbreak. The action follows a sit-in by nearly 600 nurses in the capital Port Moresby on March 26 over the failure to provide personal protective equipment for medical staff: here.

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