Global National: March 6, 2020 | How countries are dealing with the impact of COVID-19 ⇅
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As new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 pop up in Canada, the federal government is promising to spend $27 million on coronavirus research projects. David Akin looks at the questions scientists hope to answer with that funding.
Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau is promising financial support for Canadians who are likely to face economic hardships due to the spread of COVID-19. Mercedes Stephenson looks at Morneau's promise, and how this infection could affect the upcoming federal budget.
As the U.S. faces supply problems with coronavirus testing kits, 21 people on-board the Grand Princess cruise ship, which is stranded off California's coast, now have COVID-19. As Jackson Proskow reports, U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an emergency bill to tackle COVID-19 despite downplaying the outbreak.
Thousands of refugees remain in limbo at the border between Greece and Turkey, where they travelled to after being told they'd be allowed to enter Europe. As Crystal Goomansingh explains, rejected by both countries, the refugees are being met with what aid agencies are calling violations of human rights.
Taiwan has reported at least 45 COVID-19 cases, a relatively low number considering the country's proximity to the Chinese epicentre of the outbreak. Heather Yourex-West reports on how Taiwan was able to defy the odds by using data.
Henri Richard, a pillar of the Montreal Canadiens and considered to be one of the greatest hockey players of all time, has died at the age of 84. The former captain of the Habs, who was known as the Pocket Rocket, won 11 Stanley Cups during his career. Mike Armstrong looks back on this hockey legend's life.
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