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A man wearing a protective mask walks in the middle of the street in Paris A man wearing a protective mask walks in the middle of the street in Paris, April 10, 2020 (AP photo by Francois Mori).

COVID-19: The End of the Beginning?

Friday, April 10, 2020

In this week’s editors’ discussion on Trend Lines, WPR’s Judah Grunstein, Freddy Deknatel and Prachi Vidwans talk about what the second phase of the coronavirus pandemic will look like. As China lifts the strict confinement measures that had been imposed on Wuhan since January, and several countries in Europe begin to consider lifting restrictions on movement, what can we expect in the weeks and months ahead?

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