Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Modelling the timings of a COVID-19 second wave in Europe

How a second wave of COVID-19 infections may evolve across Europe over the next few months, using data on infection rates and travel within and between European countries, is modelled in a Scientific Reports paper. The findings ...

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EU virus recovery plan delayed by clashing visions

Delivery of a much-anticipated economic recovery plan for Europe has been delayed until the end of the month as EU officials struggle to reconcile the clashing visions of member states.

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One third of humanity under virus lockdown

India's billion-plus population went into a three-week lockdown on Wednesday, with a third of the world now under orders to stay indoors, as US politicians agreed to spend $2 trillion to counter the economic damage of the ...

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Global virus infections top 200,000 as nations tighten clampdowns

The number of global coronavirus infections shot past 200,000 on Wednesday, as governments across Europe, North America and Asia rolled out tough measures to put the brakes on the ferocious spread of the deadly pandemic.

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Countries bolster virus defences as Spain cases spike

Governments around the world ramped up the battle against the new coronavirus on Saturday by shutting borders and promising cash injections, as Spain emerged as a global hotspot registering more than 1,500 new infections ...

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Europe on lockdown as new virus epicentre

The World Health Organization declared Europe the new epicentre of the coronavirus on Friday as countries across the globe sealed borders, shut shops and schools and cancelled top cultural and sporting events in a frenzied ...

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Virus deaths soar in Italy, US deploys national guard

Italians braced for a second day of national lockdown Wednesday after a sharp spike in coronavirus-related deaths, as New York deployed the National Guard to contain a disease that has sown worldwide panic.

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