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Packed with refugees, Palestinian camps face grave threat if virus spreads

With the virus spreading locally, Palestinian refugees worry that their congested camp is primed for contagion.

April 02, 2020

Death in the Holy Land: Virus changes burial for Jews, Muslims

A rising death toll in the coronavirus crisis is forcing a change in Jewish and Muslim burial and mourning traditions in the Holy Land.

April 02, 2020

Bye, green: Bangkok laments park closures in virus battle

Thailand closed public parks until the end of the month as it steps up the fight against the virus, leaving many in this city of 10 million wondering how they will now destress.

April 02, 2020

Indian farmers face shortage of harvest labor amid lockdown

A severe shortage of labor, triggered by India's 21-day lockdown to rein in a pandemic, will hobble harvesting of winter crops in the world's 2nd largest producer of staple foodgrains.

April 01, 2020