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April 15, 2020 Covid-19

Germany eases out of coronavirus lockdown

Germany has achieved a “fragile intermediate success” in its fight against the coronavirus and will take small steps out of lockdown with the partial reopening of shops next week and schools from May 4, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday.

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April 13, 2020 Covid-19

Spain lifts some coronavirus lockdown measures; Italy records lowest daily deaths since March

The decision to loosen some of Spain’s lockdown restrictions has been challenged by political opponents, at a time when Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez wants a “great pact” to boost the economy.

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April 10, 2020 BDP Tradewatch Covid-19

Personal Protective Equipment export update from CBP

CBP and FEMA have issued a new directive that provides additional clarity from the previously issued EO POTUS April 3, 2020, and Federal Register notice April 10, 2020, that pertains to the export of PPE from the United States.

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April 9, 2020 Covid-19

Italy could relax lockdown measures within weeks, but much of Europe reels as virus nears peak

Italy could look to ease some of its stringent lockdown restrictions at the end of April, the country’s prime minister has said, once again calling on Europe to help the country at the epicenter of the continent’s outbreak.

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April 8, 2020 Covid-19

China lifts 76-day lockdown on Wuhan as city reemerges from coronavirus crisis

China has ended its lockdown of Wuhan, the original epicenter of the coronavirus crisis, as the city reemerges from a deadly outbreak that is now raging across the globe.

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