Global National: March 3, 2020 | International community mobilizes to fight COVID-19
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With more people getting infected, Canadian health officials are preparing for a wider spread of COVID-19. As Mike Le Couteur reports, those plans are yet to be disclosed, but experts say striking a balance between education and not causing panic will be integral. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has revealed his government’s ‘battle plan’ against the COVID-19 outbreak. Crystal Goomansingh explains how the U.K. is preparing for a worst-case scenario. A group of volunteers and staff with the charity Canadian Humanitarian has now been granted bail after being detained in Ethiopia over allegations they were practicing medicine without permission and dispensing expired drugs. Liam Nixon reports on when they could be released. The Democratic presidential race has turned into a race for Joe Biden to stop Bernie Sanders’ momentum. Abigail Bimman has reaction from voters as more candidates come out to back Biden Many Canadians are stocking up on all kinds of hand sanitizers, disinfectants, and other products over fears of COVID-19. As Ross Lord reports, some people are even resorting to make their own solutions. With tensions rising from the nationwide railway blockades and Wet’suwet’en protests, Indigenous Canadians are facing more racist-fueled backlash. As Heather Yourex-West reports, the discrimination and hate they endure is far from new.