Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bangkok's parks reopen as coronavirus restrictions eased

Residents of Thailand's capital enjoyed the city's parks, booked haircuts and stocked up on beer and other alcoholic drinks Sunday as they enjoyed their first day of eased restrictions that were imposed weeks ago to combat ...

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Masks, temperature checks mark 'new normal' at restaurants

With staff wearing masks, checking customers' temperatures and using disposable paper place mats, some of the nation's restaurants reopened for dine-in service Monday as states loosened more coronavirus restrictions. But ...

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EU scraps import duties for medical equipment

The European Commission announced on Friday that it would temporarily waive customs duties and VAT on imports of sorely-needed medical equipment to help in the fight against the coronavirus.

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Immigrant detainees are at high risk for COVID-19

Migrants who are being held in detention should be given the same consideration as vulnerable groups amid the COVID-19 pandemic, says Northeastern law professor Hemanth Gundavaram.

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Beijing ramps up crowd control measures on virus fears

Fearing a resurgence of crowds as coronavirus cases drop, Beijing is not taking any chances, limiting numbers in parks, keeping shoppers apart in supermarkets and preventing cinemagoers from sitting close together.

Health

More than enough on our plates

A smaller portion of fish and chips has been embraced by takeaway owners and customers, research has found and may well be healthier for us.

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