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We’re covering coronavirus outbreaks in Madrid and New York City, and a diagnosis for Prince Charles of Britain. We also explain why you can’t yet legally smoke Macedonian marijuana.
Spain’s death toll pummels its nursing homes
Spain’s coronavirus death toll climbed above 3,400 on Wednesday, overtaking China’s as it reported 738 more fatalities. It also had a record 8,000 new cases, or about 3,000 more than in Italy, where the rise in deaths and new infections appears to be leveling off.
Many of Spain’s deaths have been reported in nursing homes, and soldiers have found some residents abandoned, or dead, in…