Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO warns of 'alarming' virus spread in Europe

The World Health Organization on Thursday warned of "alarming rates of transmission" of Covid-19 across Europe and cautioned against shortening quarantine periods as countries in the region scrambled to find ways to reduce ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Wake-up' call in Europe as virus surges back

The World Health Organization on Thursday warned of "alarming rates of transmission" of Covid-19 across Europe and cautioned against shortening quarantine periods as countries in the region scrambled to find ways to reduce ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds unclear virus guidance may prompt selfishness

Far from bringing about a new era of social solidarity, often-changing and unclear guidance around the coronavirus may push people to act more selfishly, researchers said Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dutch outdoor classes avoid coronavirus 'digital misery'

A Dutch university is holding open-air classes in parks, public squares and parking lots to limit the number of lectures taking place online because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain, India crash through coronavirus milestones

Spain passed the landmark figure of 500,000 coronavirus infections on Monday as India reopened some metro lines despite becoming the world's second most affected country.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Stockholm sees lowest COVID-19 cases since March

While many European countries are seeing a surge in COVID-19 infection rates, Stockholm, the epicentre of Sweden's outbreak, has seen a steady decline and registered the fewest cases since early March last week, officials ...

Vaccination

EU joins WHO's coronavirus vaccine access plan

The European Commission said Monday it would participate in the World Health Organization mechanism to facilitate poor countries' access to coronavirus vaccines, offering 400 million euros ($477 million) in guarantees.

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