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Hard-hit Brazil threatened by second wave of virus

After struggling for months to get its spiraling COVID-19 death toll under control, Brazil is now threatened by the nightmare scenario that has already shaken the United States and Europe: a second wave.

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Amid virus surge, Paris hospitals begin to see signs of hope

Dry-coughing as he pedals—a hack, hack, hack after-effect of his own personal battle with COVID-19—the doctor cycles through the dark of pre-dawn Paris, speeding to a crisis meeting at his hospital where, way back in ...

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Bulgaria's ageing medics struggle on virus front line

With just one doctor and three nurses for every 55 seriously-ill coronavirus patients, staff in the hospital in the eastern Bulgarian city of Shumen say they are at the end of their tether.

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France virus death toll tops 40,000: official

The number of people in France who have died from coronavirus topped the 40,000 mark on Saturday after 306 new fatalities were reported in the past 24 hours, the health authorities said.

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Influenza vaccination may have protective effect on COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Influenza vaccination may have a protective effect for COVID-19-positive patients, according to a brief report recently published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.

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France to transfer COVID patients to Germany: hospitals

France is planning to transfer COVID-19 patients to Germany for treatment within days as some hospitals creak under the pressure from spiking virus cases, a hospitals federation said Tuesday.

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Belgium imposes 'more severe' lockdown rules

Belgium, the country with by some measures the world's worst coronavirus outbreak, will impose tighter lockdown rules from Monday, closing non-essential businesses and restricting household visits.

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France warns over 'daunting' second virus wave

France's second wave of coronavirus could be worse than the first, the boss of Paris public hospital group AP-HP said on Friday as the country registered a record number of daily cases.

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