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New virus restrictions in Europe; Merkel warns of hard days

New virus restrictions in Europe; Merkel warns of hard days

New virus restrictions in Europe; Merkel warns of hard days New virus restrictions in Europe; Merkel warns of hard days Medical staff takes a COVID-19 test at a coronavirus test center in Cologne, Germany, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. The city exceeded the important warning level of 50 new infections per …

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Rural Midwest hospitals struggling to handle virus surge

Rural Midwest hospitals struggling to handle virus surge

Rural Midwest hospitals struggling to handle virus surge Rural Midwest hospitals struggling to handle virus surge Children scramble for candy during a homecoming parade on Friday Oct. 16, 2020, in Wessington Springs, S.D. The parade had to be postponed due to a coronavirus outbreak that killed five residents of the …

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Millions in England under new virus restrictions

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Millions in England under new virus restrictions Millions in England under new virus restrictions Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain About 28 million people in England, more than half the population, are now living under tough restrictions imposed on Saturday as the country battles a surge in coronavirus cases. The government of …

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Iran announces its virus death toll passes 30,000

Iran announces its virus death toll passes 30,000

Iran announces its virus death toll passes 30,000 Iran announces its virus death toll passes 30,000 In this Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, photo provided by the Iranian Health Ministry, medics tend to a COVID-19 patient at the Shohadaye Tajrish Hospital in Tehran, Iran. Iran is confronting a new surge of …

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Stopping the virus and closing borders

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Stopping the virus and closing borders Stopping the virus and closing borders Credit: CC0 Public Domain Travel restrictions implemented early on in the pandemic have been crucial in slowing the spread of the coronavirus and keeping death rates low. A new study published by Ruud Koopmans, director at the WZB …

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Global daily virus cases top 400,000

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Global daily virus cases top 400,000 Global daily virus cases top 400,000 Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain More than 400,000 new coronavirus infections were declared across the world on Thursday, a record number, according to a tally by AFP on Friday based on data from health authorities. A total of 404,758 …

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Belgium shuts restaurants for four weeks to fight virus

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Belgium shuts restaurants for four weeks to fight virus Belgium shuts restaurants for four weeks to fight virus Credit: CC0 Public Domain Belgium will close all cafes and restaurants for four weeks on Monday as it seeks to tackle a sharp rise in coronavirus cases. The move was announced by …

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Fastest-ever growth in global virus cases as Europe tightens screws

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Fastest-ever growth in global virus cases as Europe tightens screws Fastest-ever growth in global virus cases as Europe tightens screws Credit: CC0 Public Domain Fresh restrictions loomed for millions of Europeans at the weekend after the highest-ever worldwide number of coronavirus infections in a single day, while pharma giant Pfizer …

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Virus at ‘turning point’ in Europe, hitting at-risk groups

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Virus at ‘turning point’ in Europe, hitting at-risk groups Virus at ‘turning point’ in Europe, hitting at-risk groups A man wearing a face mask walks past the London Eye on Westminster Bridge in London, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. The British government is sticking to its strategy of tiered, regional restrictions …

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Last night out for French cities ahead of virus curfew

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Last night out for French cities ahead of virus curfew Last night out for French cities ahead of virus curfew Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Millions of French people prepared Friday to enjoy a last night of freedom before a COVID-19 curfew in Paris and other large cities, after officials warned …

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