The Spread of Coronavirus Eastern Europe Prepares for the Inevitable

Many countries in Eastern Europe are taking drastic measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 -- in part because their health-care systems may not be up to the task.
Doctors in Poland: The country was one of the first in Europe to close its borders.

Doctors in Poland: The country was one of the first in Europe to close its borders.

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Slovakian President Zuzana Caputova receiving representatives of the parties involved in the country's new governing coalition.

Slovakian President Zuzana Caputova receiving representatives of the parties involved in the country's new governing coalition.

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Polish President Andrzej Duda has continued traveling through the country despite the spread of the coronavirus.

Polish President Andrzej Duda has continued traveling through the country despite the spread of the coronavirus.

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