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RT News - March 27, 2020 (12:00 MSK)

The US becomes the epicenter of the Covid-19 pandemic, with the most confirmed cases in the world. New York accounts for half of the 85-thousand infections, with a 40 percent surge in hospital admissions in a single day. Despite dealing with a health crisis on home soil, the US has ramped up the pressure on Venezuela accusing President Maduro of narcoterrorism and offering a 15-million-dollar reward for his capture. Coffins pile up in crematoriums with hospitals also overwhelmed as Italy struggles to cope with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. And French police unions voice their anger against the government, over the lack of protective equipment for officers, and threaten to stop enforcing the nationwide lockdown.