Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan declares virus emergency three months before Olympics

Japan announced a new virus state of emergency in Tokyo and three other regions on Friday, as the country battles surging infections just three months before the Olympic opening ceremony.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Czechs mull lockdown amid fastest virus spike in Europe

The Czech Republic was facing the prospect of a lockdown as the growth in COVID-19 cases in the EU member reached a fourth straight daily record, according to data released Saturday.

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Czechs, Slovaks to declare coronavirus state of emergency

The Czech Republic and Slovakia are set to declare states of emergency this week to combat the coronavirus pandemic, the prime ministers of the EU neighbours said on Monday after a sharp rise in cases.

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South Korea tightens virus curbs in Seoul region

South Korea decided Friday to tighten coronavirus curbs further in the greater Seoul area as it seeks to contain growing clusters in the region.

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