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Czechs extend free movement restrictions

The Czech government said Monday it had extended measures taken to combat the spread of the coronavirus, including restricted freedom of movement, by 10 days until April 11.

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France steps up coronavirus evacuations from packed hospitals

France staged its largest evacuation of coronavirus patients to date from hospitals in the hard-hit east on Sunday, increasing efforts to free up intensive care units as officials warned of an influx of serious cases in the ...

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China's virus epicentre pivots to stem imported cases

The ground-zero city of Wuhan is cautiously reopening after a two-month quarantine, but the birthplace of the global coronavirus pandemic is now on guard against a potential new threat: imported cases.

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Samaritans offer help and hope across virus-stricken Europe

As Europeans hunker down at the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic, an army of volunteers has emerged to bring help and hope to many, with food deliveries for the elderly, free taxi rides, accommodation for health workers, ...

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Deaths, hospitalizations up in stark sign of virus' reach

New York once again saw a spike in the number of deaths and hospitalizations related to the coronavirus, a bleak trend for the epicenter of the U.S.'s outbreak of the fast-spreading virus.

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Spain virus toll passes 4,000 but death rate slows

Spain's coronavirus toll surged above 4,000 Thursday but the increase in both fatalities and infections slowed, raising hopes that a drastic lockdown was starting to curb the epidemic's spread.

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Can medical workers safely reuse face masks in COVID-19 pandemic?

Urgent research at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is investigating whether health care providers can safely reuse protective face masks, which could slow the Covid-19 pandemic and ease a critical equipment shortage ...

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