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Commuters walk along platforms at a train station Tuesday, April 7, 2020, in Tokyo. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared a state of emergency Tuesday for Tokyo and six other prefectures to ramp up defenses against the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Japan declares state of emergency, ramping up virus battle Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has declared a state of emergency for Tokyo and six other prefectures to ramp up defenses against the spread of the coronavirus
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 24, 2020 file photo, people use social distancing to prevent the spread of coronavirus, as they queue to enter a supermarket in Windsor, England. A pandemic forcing everyone to stay home could be the perfect moment for online grocery services. In practice, they've been struggling to keep up with a surge in orders, highlighting their limited ability to respond to an unprecedented onslaught of demand. After panic buying left store shelves stripped of staples like pasta, canned goods and toilet paper, many shoppers quickly found online grocery delivery slots almost impossible to come by, too. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
Online grocery services struggle to meet spike in demandA pandemic forcing everyone to stay home could be the perfect moment for online grocery services
The Associated Press2 hours ago
People wearing face masks stand in front of an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Asian shares are rising, echoing the rally on Wall Street fueled by signs of hope that the coronavirus pandemic could be slowing.  (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Global shares rise on optimism over progress in virus battleGlobal shares are rising, fueled by hopes the peak of the coronavirus pandemic surge may come soon
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this April 6, 2020, photo, visitors wear masks against the new coronavirus as they visit a flower farm in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. Chinese authorities are easing travel controls after declaring victory over the coronavirus, but flowers and some other crops that are deemed nonessential are withering while farmers wait for permission to move them to markets. Despite a campaign by the communist leadership to revive the economy, the bleak situation in Huangpi, highlights the damage to farmers struggling to keep afloat after the country shut down for two months. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Wuhan farmers struggle as crops wither from travel limits Chinese authorities are easing travel controls after declaring victory over the coronavirus, but flowers and some other crops that are deemed nonessential are withering while farmers wait for permission to move them to markets
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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