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Italy’s Lombardy region orders new anti-virus measures

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Italy’s Lombardy region orders new anti-virus measures Italy’s Lombardy region orders new anti-virus measures Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain The Italian region of Lombardy, the first European epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, has ordered all bars to shut at midnight from Saturday as it battles a second wave of the disease. …

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In Germany, anti-virus measures stumble in courts

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In Germany, anti-virus measures stumble in courts In Germany, anti-virus measures stumble in courts Credit: CC0 Public Domain A Berlin court on Friday overturned an order for restaurants and bars to close early, the latest in a slew of legal rulings upending measures taken by Germany’s national and local governments …

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Better measures reveal more COVID-19 smell loss

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Better measures reveal more COVID-19 smell loss Better measures reveal more COVID-19 smell loss Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Smell loss is a frequently reported symptom of COVID-19 but reports of prevalence vary from study-to-study and range from 5% to 98%. With such a wide range of estimates, it is difficult …

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Two Spanish regions tighten virus measures

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Two Spanish regions tighten virus measures Two Spanish regions tighten virus measures Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Two northern Spanish regions bordering France, Catalonia and Navarra, announced Sunday new coronavirus restrictions on public life to try to tame a rise in COVID-19 infections. In Navarra, which is home to around 650,000 …

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Social dilemmas about protective measures

COVID-19: Social dilemmas about protective measures

Social dilemmas about protective measures Social dilemmas about protective measures Preventive measures are spontaneously adopted by a large section of the population, but pockets of resistance do exist. Credit: @DR The psychosocial profile of people who resist adopting suitable protective behaviors against the transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus provides valuable …

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As infections rise, Paris may get stricter virus measures

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As infections rise, Paris may get stricter virus measures As infections rise, Paris may get stricter virus measures Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The French government prepared Wednesday to announce stricter measures for Paris, where coronavirus infections have exploded since an end to lockdown, sources told AFP. Ministers will hold two …

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How the brain’s inner clock measures seconds

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How the brain’s inner clock measures seconds How the brain’s inner clock measures seconds Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain UCLA researchers have pinpointed a second hand to the brain’s internal clock. By revealing how and where the brain counts and represents seconds, the UCLA discovery will expand scientists’ understanding of normal …

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Europe tightens virus measures as cases surge

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Europe tightens virus measures as cases surge Europe tightens virus measures as cases surge Credit: CC0 Public Domain Europe tightened restrictions on Friday as it battled a surge in coronavirus cases, with masks becoming obligatory all over Paris and Hungary shutting its borders once again. German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned …

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European nations beef up virus measures to combat surge

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European nations beef up virus measures to combat surge European nations beef up virus measures to combat surge This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 — also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19 — isolated from a patient in the US. Virus particles are shown emerging from the …

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