Coronavirus update, Europe

This 21 April 2020 video says about itself:

This week, Middle East Matters takes you to Istanbul, where most of Turkey’s coronavirus cases are located. The country has now surpassed Iran with the highest number of patients in the region, but even several weeks into the epidemic, the official death count remains low. Our correspondents Shona Bhattacharyya and Ludovic De Foucaud spoke to the head of Istanbul’s Medical Chamber to find out why.

Erdogan opposes lockdown as Turkey’s COVID-19 pandemic overtakes China. By Ulas Atesci, 22 April 2020. Overtaking China and Iran in terms of the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, at 90,000, Turkey has emerged as the country in Asia with the most cases.

Amazon shuts down French distribution centers after court requires protection of employees from coronavirus. By Will Morrow, 22 April 2020. The closure is a naked act of economic blackmail, using Amazon’s control over logistics infrastructure to sabotage the distribution of essential goods.

Germany: Opening Berlin schools risks the lives of teachers, pupils and their families. By Carola Kleinert and Andy Niklaus, 22 April 2020

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