Associated Press Update 04.17.2020
Happening Now
China acknowledged Friday that the coronavirus death toll in the one-time epicenter city of Wuhan was nearly 50% higher than reported, underscoring just how seriously the official numbers of infections and deaths around the world may be understating the dimensions of the disaster.
A leading public health expert said Friday that “system errors” have led to Britain having likely the highest coronavirus death rate in Europe.
Africa could see 300,000 deaths from the coronavirus this year even under the best-case scenario, according to a new report that cites modeling from Imperial College London.

A growing number of protests are being staged across the U.S. to oppose stay-at-home orders amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Native American leaders are raising questions about how $8 billion in federal coronavirus relief for tribes will be distributed. 
The Associated Press followed a New York paramedic through her shift Wednesday to see how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting first responders.

This year, Easter — by far the most significant religious holiday for the world’s roughly 300 million Orthodox Christians — has essentially been cancelled.
Many students are struggling with distance learning nearly a month after schools shut down to slow the spread of the coronavirus. 

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