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To End Reliance on Imports, Young Farmers Promote Local Agriculture

Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico nearly three years ago – and highlighted its dependence on imported food. The spread of the new coronavirus could lead to similar food shortages. Green-thumb residents are trying to fix the imbalance by growing and marketing local produce.

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Coronavirus Looms Over Zimbabwe’s Fragile Health Care System

The country faces unique challenges as COVID-19 spreads around the world. A decades-long economic crisis has led to drastic health equipment shortages, the exodus of talented doctors and nurses, and an overburdened system that charges patients more than they can afford. If the virus spreads through Zimbabwe, it could breed disaster.

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With Health Sector in Shambles, Zimbabwe’s Hospitals Turn Away Pregnant Women

The country's health care system was already in chaos – then doctors went on strike. Soon after they returned to work, the coronavirus outbreak started. Expectant mothers face a gnawing uncertainty about where they can safely deliver.

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How the World Prepares for the Coronavirus Pandemic

Citizens from Uganda to Haiti are adjusting their behaviors as they face the spread of the new coronavirus. Some are profiting off the sale of hygiene products; others are just trying to survive amid closed borders and empty businesses. These photos offer a glimpse of life altered across the globe.

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