Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Netherlands extends coronavirus curfew to March 2

The Dutch government said on Monday it is extending until March 2 its night-time coronavirus curfew, the introduction of which last month sparked the country's worst riots in four decades.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychological distress high among students during COVID-19

(HealthDay)—The prevalence of self-reported psychological distress among students has been relatively high during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published online Jan. 26 in JAMA Network Open.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cyprus eases second virus lockdown

Cyprus announced Wednesday a cautious easing from February 1 of its national lockdown following a decline in the spread of COVID-19 infections that peaked after Christmas.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Oslo tightens virus curbs after finding UK strain

The Norwegian government announced Saturday a crackdown in the capital region with the strictest restrictions since last March after the discovery of the British coronavirus variant in a retirement home.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

British virus variant prompts new measures in Belgium

Belgium on Monday prepared to fight the spread of the British variant of the coronavirus after outbreak reports in schools and retirement homes of the strain believed to be more infectious.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Greece extends lockdown past 2 months, expands vaccinations

Greece has extended a two-month lockdown by at least one week, through Jan. 18, and announced plans Friday to increase the number of people getting COVID-19 vaccines from 5,000 per day to 8,000 per day.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus strain to cause more deaths in Britain: study

A mutated coronavirus strain spreading in Britain is on average 56 percent more contagious than the original version, scientists have warned in a study, urging a fast vaccine rollout to help prevent more deaths.

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