Disruption grows: Nations try to slow virus, help economies

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DAVID RISING and TIM SULLIVAN Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — Mass disruptions shuddered across the globe Tuesday as governments struggled to slow the spread of the coronavirus while also trying to keep their economies afloat. The chaos stretched from Lithuania, where border traffic jams were nearly 40 miles (64 kilometers) deep, to Detroit, where bus service came to a sudden stop when drivers didn't show up for work. European Union leaders, meanwhile, agreed to shut down the bloc's external borders for 30 days. In the United States, West Virginia became the last state to report a case of the disease, confirming that it has spread nationwide. Increasingly worried about the economic fallout of the global shutdown, the U.S., Britain and the Netherlands announced rescue packages totalin
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