2020: World rocked by Covid-19, Trump and Black Lives Matter

PARIS: The Covid-19 pandemic cast a long pall over 2020 but it also saw President Donald Trump beaten by Joe Biden in a tumultuous US election and the Black Lives Matter movement shake the world. Here are some of the key events of the year: – Rampaging virus – On January 11, less than two weeks after it alerts a cluster of pneumonia cases “of unknown cause”, Beijing announces its first death from an illness which will become known as Covid-19. By March a pandemic has been declared and a month later half of humanity is in lockdown as governments scramble to halt its spread. Massive state aid pr…

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