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French hospitals boost Easter staff to battle virus resurge

French hospitals brought in extra staff for the Easter holiday weekend to cope with growing numbers of virus patients, while travelers converged on train stations and highways to flee big cities before new nationwide restrictions ...

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European countries tighten virus curbs, France 'critical'

France, Belgium and Poland on Saturday tightened curbs as coronavirus cases surged in Europe while the Philippines prepared for a giant lockdown and Chile confined over 80 percent of its population.

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France steps up travel controls as virus cases soar

The French government warned Friday of increased police checks to enforce travel restrictions in place in Paris and several other regions as coronavirus cases continue to soar around the country.

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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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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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Snow cannon enlisted in Austria's fight against virus

An Austrian waste disposal company on Thursday started using one of the Alpine country's more unusual resources in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic—a snow cannon.

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