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From industrial giant to Covid hotspot: London suburb’s past haunts pandemic reply

The town of Dagenham was once a thriving symbol of modern Britain. Today, its one of the U.K.’s most deprived areas and a Covid hotspot.

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U.S. industrial production climbes 0.9% in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — American industry expanded for the fourth consecutive month in January, but it has yet to return to the level of activity that preceded the pandemic.

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China industrial output rises 7.3% year-on-year in December; retail sales miss forecast

China’s industrial output rose at a faster-than-expected rate of 7.3% in December from a year ago, data showed on Monday, expanding for the ninth straight month as the vast manufacturing sector, aided by strong exports, continues its post-COVID recovery.