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Coronavirus forces Russian florists to destroy millions of roses as demand wilts

Reuters Tuesday, 14 April 2020
Russia's rose growers are destroying a million flowers a day after a coronavirus-induced slump in sales, with fears of worse to come as self-isolation measures take hold across the country.
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The novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is expected to cause millions more people in China to lose their jobs. Economists say many of them will be left stranded without a safety net, unable to access state unemployment benefits. According to Reuters, the rapid spread of the disease around the world...

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