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Lockdowns averted 3 million deaths in 11 European nations: study

Lockdowns prevented around 3.1 million deaths in 11 European countries, according to a new modelling study published Monday, as most nations tiptoe out of the strict measures to halt the spread of the new coronavirus.

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COVID-19: Social scientists look into real-time decision-making

As U.S. cities and states begin to reopen, each is mulling a series of complex decisions—to quarantine or not, to deem workers "essential" or not, to decide what's enforceable versus voluntary—requiring a balance of science ...

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Spain's parliament approves new 2-week lockdown extension

Spain's left-wing minority government succeeded Wednesday in maintaining the country's lockdown in place despite criticism from opposition parties, as the national parliament endorsed a new—the fifth in a row—two-week ...

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Over 25% of the U.K. likely to have had COVID-19 already

A team of researchers from The University of Manchester, Salford Royal and Res Consortium, have shown that a significant proportion of people in the UK—over 25%—is likely to have been infected already by the COVID-19 ...

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COVID-19 possibly striking more children than expected

The number of children infected with the coronavirus is far more extensive than what is currently reported—a hidden detail that could vastly underestimate the demand on health care systems and pediatric intensive care units ...

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Corona crisis: 'People want analysis, not emotion'

"There's a lot of evaluation in the Netherlands, but this doesn't always lead to change," says Wout Broekema, Assistant Professor of Crisis Governance at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs. Learning from a crisis ...

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