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Austria says blood plasma cures several coronavirus patients

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Austria says blood plasma cures several coronavirus patients Austria says blood plasma cures several coronavirus patients Credit: CC0 Public Domain Austria said Thursday that several COVID-19 patients were cured after receiving transfusions using blood plasma from people who had recovered from the virus. The treatment has been tested in several …

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    Austria further eases virus lockdown measures

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    Austria further eases virus lockdown measures Austria further eases virus lockdown measures Credit: CC0 Public Domain Austria said Tuesday citizens would be allowed to leave the house for non-essential trips as it eases coronavirus lockdown measures, but said limits on gatherings and social distancing rules would remain in place. Currently, …

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      Austria could start loosening virus lockdown from April 14

      Austria could start loosening virus lockdown from April 14 1

      Credit: CC0 Public Domain Austria could start easing its coronavirus lockdown measures from next week, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Monday, but warned that this depended on citizens abiding by social distancing rules. “The aim is that from April 14… smaller shops up to a size of 400 square metres, as …

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        Austria imports workers to plug gaps in COVID-19 care

        Austria imports workers to plug gaps in COVID-19 care 2

        Chartered flights brought more than 200 health workers to Austria on Monday to ensure that care was not disrupted by COVID-19 travel restrictions, a regional official said. Austria’s health system is heavily dependent on staff from eastern Europe, many of whom shuttle back and forth, staying for weeks at a …

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          Austria prosecutors probe coronavirus outbreak in ski resort

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          Austrian prosecutors said Tuesday they were investigating possible negligence during a coronavirus outbreak in a ski resort that led to hundreds of foreigners travelling back to their countries infected. Prosecutors in Innsbruck, the capital of western Tyrol province, said Tuesday that they were investigating a business thought to be a …

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            Austria, Hungary get Chinese masks, gear to fight virus

            Austria, Hungary get Chinese masks, gear to fight virus 4

            Austria and Hungary on Monday received masks and other protective gear from China to help in the battle against the new coronavirus pandemic. Two Austrian Airlines planes from Xiamen in China arrived in Vienna carrying masks and other protective gear destined for Austria’s western Tyrol province, as well as South …

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              Austria extends confinement measures until April 13

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              Credit: CC0 Public Domain Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Friday his country would extend strict measures put in place to stem the coronavirus pandemic until April 13. Austria ordered schools and restaurants shut from Monday and is allowing people to only leave home in very limited circumstances, such as working—if …

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                Austria, Slovenia impose Italy border restrictions over virus

                Austria, Slovenia impose Italy border restrictions over virus 6

                Austria and Slovenia announced Tuesday they would severely restrict travel from neighbouring Italy, the country worst hit by the new coronavirus after China. Austria ordered a halt to flights and trains from Italy, while Slovenia said it would close its 232-kilometre (144-miles)-long border with the country. “I have given orders …

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                  German with virus in grave condition; Austria probes death

                  German with virus in grave condition; Austria probes death 7

                  Medical staff in carry the first person infected with the coronavirus in the German state of North Rhine Westphalia out of an ambulance into the Liver and Infection Center of the University Hospital in Duesseldorf, Germany, Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020. (Guido Kirchner/dpa via AP) Authorities in western Germany said Wednesday …

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                    Austria lifts lockdown of hotel over coronavirus

                    Austria lifts lockdown of hotel over coronavirus 8

                    Credit: CC0 Public Domain Dozens of guests at an Austrian hotel hit by the new coronavirus have been allowed to leave after a lockdown was lifted, officials said on Wednesday. Nine people were quarantined following medical tests at the hotel in the Alpine city of Innsbruck, where an Italian receptionist …

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