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How coronavirus could usher in a new 'golden age' of rail travel

Quietly, outside of the public gaze, a revolution has started on Britain's railways. On March 23, COVID-19 destroyed the railway industry as it had existed for the past 25 years. As concerns about virus transmission grew, ...

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Is it safe to fly during the coronavirus pandemic?

To prevent spread of the coronavirus during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has urged social-distancing measures. However, airports and airplanes are not designed for maintaining the ...

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Italy starts first weekend under shutdown

Views of empty streets, shuttered shops and a heavy silence greeted Italians from their windows on Saturday morning as the country spends its first weekend under lockdown in a bid to contain its coronavirus outbreak.

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EU aviation agency tells airlines to disinfect planes

The EU's air safety agency on Friday told airlines to fully disinfect planes coming from coronavirus hotspots, and said passengers should be spaced out when possible and handed wipes to clean their own seats.

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US tests stranded cruise ship passengers for coronavirus

Passengers on a cruise ship stranded off the coast of San Francisco were confined to their cabins Thursday as tests were conducted to determine if any of the nearly 3,500 guests and crew had contracted the new coronavirus.

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Quarantine on cruise ship resulted in more coronavirus patients: study

The cruise ship Diamond Princess was quarantined for over two weeks, resulting in more coronavirus-infected passengers than if they would have disembarked immediately, the opposite of what was intended. This is the conclusion ...

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