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South China Morning Post (September 13)

2021/ 09/ 14 by jd in Global News

“Even as they struggle with one of the world’s worst Covid-19 outbreaks, nations across Southeast Asia are slowly realising that they can no longer afford the economy-crippling restrictions needed to squash it…. Regulators are pushing forward with plans to reopen, seeking to balance containing the virus with keeping people and money moving.”

 

Chicago Tribune (May 4)

2020/ 05/ 05 by jd in Global News

“To defeat the coronavirus and prevent future outbreaks, Americans need to reassess some ingrained social customs and lax sanitary practices.” It’s time to adapt the Japanese customs of “bowing instead of handshakes, using face masks and removing shoes before entering homes are deep-rooted and hygienic.”

 

Chicago Tribune (August 7)

2018/ 08/ 09 by jd in Global News

Chicago experienced a “weekend from hell, when outbreaks of gunfire killed 12 people and injured at least 62″ Then, “the carnage” continued on Monday. But “gun violence in Chicago is random the way destructive wind gusts are random. You can brace yourself but still not anticipate the location or severity of a blast. Monday easily could have been the quiet after the storm.” Unfortunately, it wasn’t. “At least 10 people were shot in eight incidents Monday on the South and West sides.”

 

The New York Times (September 7)

2014/ 09/ 08 by jd in Global News

“The widening epidemic of Ebola in West Africa looks worse with each passing day. The outbreaks…have outstripped the ability of humanitarian groups and fragile government health systems to treat the sick and slow the spread.”

 

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