Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sweden orders cafes, eateries to close at 11 p.m.

Sweden's prime minister, Magdalena Andersson, on Monday ordered cafes, bars and restaurants to close no later than 11 p.m., urged people to work from home when possible and said distance learning was an option in higher education ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO recommends COVID tests in schools

The World Health Organization said Friday that COVID-19 tests should be carried out in schools—even when no cases have been detected—to avoid the "harmful" effects of remote learning.

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Vienna faces temporary Easter virus lockdown

The Austrian capital Vienna and two neighbouring regions will enter a temporary lockdown over the Easter holiday, the government announced Wednesday, in a bid to ease pressure on intensive care units as coronavirus cases ...


Low risk of severe COVID-19 in children

So far, little research has been done on the risk of children being seriously affected by COVID-19 when the schools were open. A study from Karolinska Institutet has now shown that one child in 130,000 was treated in an intensive ...

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Austria announces 4-week partial lockdown starting Tuesday

Austria on Saturday announced a partial shutdown that will see restaurants and bars closed for four weeks, cultural, sports and leisure activities canceled, and residents asked to stay home after 8 p.m. as the government ...

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French students age 6 and up must wear masks in class: PM

French schools will require all students aged six and over to wear face masks in class, Prime Minister Jean Castex said Thursday ahead of a new coronavirus lockdown starting at midnight.

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