Coronavirus pandemic update, Europe

This 8 April 2020 video says about itself:

How European countries are coping with coronavirus

France has become the fourth country in the world to register more than 10,000 coronavirus-linked deaths.

It now has more than 110,000 reported cases of the virus.

Across Europe, health systems are struggling to cope.

Al Jazeera’s Paul Brennan reports.

European Union talks on COVID-19 pandemic response collapse. By Alex Lantier and Johannes Stern, 9 April 2020. With over 700,000 sick and nearly 60,000 dead of COVID-19 across Europe, EU governments clashed bitterly over how to bail out the continent’s banks.

“Managers, directors and council leaders should be held to account if people become ill or die”. UK social worker speaks out on unsafe conditions sanctioned by management. By our correspondent, 9 April 2020. The WSWS spoke to a children’s social worker in a Local Authority in northern England about the conditions she and her clients face amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

UK social care system faces collapse amid spike in coronavirus deaths. By Stephen Alexander, 9 April 2020. Mass deaths and runaway infections have begun to rip through UK residential and nursing home facilities, bringing adult social care services to the brink of collapse.

Germany: Weighing economic interests vs. human life in the coronavirus pandemic. By Peter Schwarz, 9 April 2020. The German media are again openly discussing how much a human life is worth and how many lives should be sacrificed to the interests of the economy.

Coronavirus kills 15 at Amsterdam’s Jewish old-age home.

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