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May 03 2020 - 10:37 PM
Daily News from Around the World: 5/3/2020

The Gottesman Libraries Services Team is pleased to share some headlines in today’s news from the U.S. and around the world with our TC community and friends. As always, our selections are inspired from the “Today’s Front Pages” posted on

Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

UAE ramps up stem cell trials

Using stem cells to treat COVID-19 is a first for the United Arab Emirates.

Tube for testing in Laboratory. By George Hodan. Photo courtesy Publicdomain pictures.

Summit Daily, Summit County, Colorado

‘The Message is getting out there’

Volunteers from Summit County Colorado’s Latinx Response Task Force help the county connect with its Spanish speaking residents.

Pasadena Star-News, Pasadena, California

Wild West of Virus Tests

Scientists caution consumers to beware of scams as more COVID-19 testing kits hit the market.

Dawn, Pakistan, Karachi

PM launches relief scheme for those who lost jobs

Prime Minister Kahn says the government will provide cash assistance through the Corona Relief fund for laborers and restaurant workers who lost wages during the lock-down, and will allow construction and small industries to reopen to prevent further unemployment.

Dothan Eagle, Dothan, Alabama

Pandemic makes nonprofits’ jobs all the harder  

Alabama’s non-profit organizations continue to support communities in need despite funding cuts, staffing shortages, and uncertainty.


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