What's Happening: Hope in Wuhan, unequal access to US tests

The Chinese city of Wuhan, the original epicenter of the new coronavirus, has reported no new homegrown infections for the first time

HOPE IN WUHAN, BUT DEATH TOLL IN ITALY NEARS STARK TOLL

U.S. ANTI-VIRUS MEASURES POSE NEW THREAT TO CHINA'S FACTORIES

Factories in China, struggling to reopen after the coronavirus shut down the economy, face a new threat from U.S. anti-disease controls that might disrupt the flow of microchips and other components they need. Sustained disruption of activity in the U.S. is expected to lead to disruptions to manufacturing activity in China. The shock threatens to set back the ruling Communist Party’s efforts to revive the world’s second-largest economy after it declared victory over the outbreak.

TRADITIONAL FRENCH SOAP ENJOYS REVIVAL

TESTS FOR CELEBRITIES UNDERLINE INEQUALITIES IN U.S.

ISRAEL'S NETANYAHU ACCUSED OF USING CRISIS TO CEMENT POWER

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing growing accusations that he is exploiting the coronavirus crisis to entrench himself in power and undermining the country’s democratic foundations after pushing a series of emergency measures. There have been sweeping restrictions that have put Israel in near-shutdown mode. Meanwhile, Netanyahu has managed to postpone his own pending criminal trial, authorize unprecedented electronic surveillance of Israeli citizens and block parliament from pressing ahead with legislation aimed at pushing him from office.

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