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Officials punished as China logs highest daily virus cases since July

Transport services were cut off to a city of 11 million people near Beijing on Thursday as local officials were reprimanded for a COVID-19 outbreak that pushed China's new infections to the highest single-day tally since ...

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Latvia pioneers automated virus test centre

Latvia is pioneering an automated coronavirus testing station that can operate around the clock and virtually eliminate the risk of infection during the screening process, organisers told AFP on Wednesday.

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Social distancing research at train stations makes platforms safer

To improve safety at train stations and tackle busy hotspots, ProRail, the authority that runs the Dutch rail infractructure, anonymously measures crowd dynamics of travelers. Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) assists ...

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France weighs new national lockdown to contain virus flare-up

French President Emmanuel Macron is set to announce tough new restrictions on Tuesday to halt a flare-up in COVID-19 cases, with a month-long national lockdown mooted as hospitals battle an influx of patients.

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CDC recommends face masks in all public transportation settings

(HealthDay)—Seeking to slow the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended on Monday that face masks be worn by everyone in all public transportation settings. That includes both ...

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Coronavirus positive? Thousands in Germany left wondering

Tens of thousands of travelers who were tested for the coronavirus upon entering Germany in the last two weeks waited Thursday to learn whether they were infected as Bavaria state officials acknowledged that many recipients ...

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