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In the coronavirus-themed featured cartoon, Andy Davey pokes fun at the UK government’s controversial response to the pandemic, which involves putting off strict “social distancing” measures even as it seeks to delay its spread by suggesting better hygiene and self-isolation for those experiencing possible symptoms such as persistent cough and fever.
Bob Moran weighs in on reports of massive panic-buying of toilet paper in countries such as the US and the UK as the coronavirus pandemic gains ground. Social distancing and self-isolation have been advised as key preventive measures for coronavirus, leading to panic stockpiling across the world.
Christian Adams | Evening StandardChristian Adams pokes fun at US President Donald Trump’s description of coronavirus, which originated in China but has since spread all over the world, as a “foreign virus”, an approach that has been described as “xenophobic”.
As positive coronavirus cases are reported in Palestine, Carlos Latuff seeks to depict the twin challenges facing Palestinians.
Adam Zyglis makes a point about the ages of the two leading candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination, Joe Biden, 77, and Bernie Sanders, 78. He also seeks to note exit poll reports that suggest Sanders’ young supporters are not turning out in the requisite numbers to vote in his favour even though they are vocal backers of the leader on social media.
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