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In Germany, anti-virus measures stumble in courts

A Berlin court on Friday overturned an order for restaurants and bars to close early, the latest in a slew of legal rulings upending measures taken by Germany's national and local governments to fight coronavirus transmission.

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Germany agrees to tighten virus rules as infections rise

Chancellor Angela Merkel and the governors of Germany's 16 states agreed Wednesday to tighten mask-wearing rules and make bars close early in areas where coronavirus infection rates are high, an attempt to avoid tougher restrictions ...

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Europe hits 6m cases as Scotland, Brussels shut bars

With Europe topping six million coronavirus cases, Scotland and Brussels became the latest to introduce curbs on alcohol consumption Wednesday, while experts detailed the hugely divergent consequences of the pandemic for ...

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Brussels closes cafes and bars in new virus curbs

The Belgian capital took a step towards restoring its coronavirus lockdown Wednesday, when Brussels ordered cafes and bars to close for a month.

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Belgium, Berlin, Frankfurt tighten virus restrictions

New curfews for bars and cafes, and tighter rules on social gatherings, were announced for Berlin, Frankfurt and across Belgium on Tuesday as authorities tackled virus spikes.

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Expert discusses how COVID-19 is monitored

When someone is infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, they can feel a variety of different ways. Some people will be completely asymptomatic, while others will have symptoms, and some can even become severely ...

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Iran reports over 4,000 COVID cases, most in a day

Iran announced on Tuesday more than 4,000 new cases of COVID-19 infection, the most in a single day for the Middle East country hardest hit by the pandemic.

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Brussels to relax compulsory mask rule from October 1

Residents of the Belgian capital will no longer be obliged to wear anti-coronavirus facemasks in public from October 1, the regional government said on Wednesday.

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