WORLD ON THE RUN

National Post – Earlier this week, Ontario Premier Doug Ford said he hesitated to release projections for COVID-19 deaths because people might panic. On Friday,...

One intensive care doctor describes the reality faced by some UK health workers on the front line. Read the whole story at BBC News

The Atlantic – We don’t focus enough on just how important and powerful connection is for the health and well-being of the elderly. This means...

The Guardian – Having ripped off so much of Ronald Reagan’s 1980s paraphernalia – including the slogan he now claims to have invented himself – Trump was...

Reuters -The day of mourning coincided with the start of the annual Qingming tomb-sweeping festival, when millions of Chinese families pay respects to their ancestors....

CTV -While the World Health Organization and Canadian public health officials have staunchly advised against the widespread use of face masks to prevent the spread...

CNN -We are all stuck in the midst of this thing — whether on the front lines of fighting it or just in our houses waiting for...

The reportedly previously healthy mother-of-three died at Walsall Manor Hospital where she worked. Read the whole story at BBC News

The Daily Beast  – The crackpot right-wing news network that President Donald Trump fell in love with after he somehow found Fox News to be...

CNBC – As cases of coronavirus continue to rise, taking daily precautions such as washing your hands, social distancing, exercising and getting enough sleep is key to lowering risk of infection. But...

ABC News – The president of the U.N. General Assembly says the 193-member world body will take a decision in the coming month on whether to...

MarketWatch – A small bank in West Virginia has become the first institution to fail during the coronavirus crisis, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. announced...

The Globe and Mail – War analogies, with respect to the coronavirus onslaught, are appropriately plentiful these days. Canadian forces were more prepared. They reacted...

EUObserver – While Europeans might currently feel overwhelmed by news, journalism itself has been hit with a double blow by the coronavirus outbreak. Journalists themselves are constrained...

NPR – Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, criticized governors Thursday, saying they don’t have a handle on their own supplies of masks and...

Warm weather is expected to give UK police “one of their biggest challenges” in preventing crowds. Read the whole story at BBC News

BBC – Reuters photographers have captured the silent streets and stations of the world amid the lockdown, with each photo taken at midday. Transport hubs and...