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The coronavirus pandemic is shaking up the world, but not US foreign policy. As billions hunker down to halt the spread of the virus, President Donald Trump has only ramped up sanctions and other pressure against frequent targets such as Iran and Venezuela.
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The East Asian practice of universal mask usage—even if the mask isn’t hospital-grade—has proven effective. Not using masks is one of the many reasons why NYC is on a pandemic lockdown. “If everyone in the community wears a mask, it could decrease transmission,” Dr. Fishman said. “But unfortunately I think that we don’t have enough masks to make that effective policy in the U.S.” The “magic” of the marketplace.
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Claims that the cure is worse than the disease rely on a false tradeoff between human needs and the economy.
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