Alex Ward

Vox

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Covers international security and defense issues for Vox.

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Brazil now has the third-largest outbreak of coronavirus in the world. It’s behind only the U.S.

The growing COVID-19 problem in Mexico and Brazil

Brazil now has the third-largest outbreak of coronavirus in the world. It’s behind only the U.S.

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is now encouraging Britons to “stay alert” instead of staying home. The UK isn’t alone in trying to figure out how to restart their economies.

As states reopen, what can the US learn from other countries?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is now encouraging Britons to “stay alert” instead of staying home. The UK isn’t alone in trying to figure out how to restart their economies.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Sweden’s top epidemiologist, Anders Tegnell, said it’s ridiculous to close the border. Schools are still open, and the majority of its social  distancing rules have been voluntary.

Sweden is bucking scientific advice on COVID-19. Could their decision backfire?

Sweden’s top epidemiologist, Anders Tegnell, said it’s ridiculous to close the border. Schools are still open, and the majority of its social distancing rules have been voluntary.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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