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Mark Gongloff

Trump’s Not the Only World Leader Bungling Coronavirus

From Russia to India and everywhere in between, mistakes have been made.

Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, left, and Vladimir Putin, Russia's president. Neither is having a great pandemic.

Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, left, and Vladimir Putin, Russia's president. Neither is having a great pandemic.

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Regular readers (thanks, all seven of you!) know we spend a lot of time bemoaning the clumsy response of America’s leaders to the coronavirus pandemic. But make no mistake: This is a global issue.