The New York Times and Ukraine

The New York Times has its faults. But one can never accuse the newspaper’s editors of being insufficiently obsessed with Covid-19. “Another casualty of Russia’s invasion: Ukraine’s ability to contain the coronavirus,” reads a Times headline. Adeel Hassan earnestly writes:

While Ukraine is under attack by Russia, Ukraine’s civilian population is also under siege from the coronavirus, a situation only likely to worsen.

The fighting in Ukraine’s east is forcing a mass migration to the west that is crowding mass transit centers and trains and jamming roads. Video images of the large numbers of Ukrainians on the move show understandably few signs of face coverings, even as the country is just getting past a record high point in its infection rate.

Mr. Hassan adds:






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