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Austrian mayors who got leftover Covid vaccines accused of 'queue-jumping' (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/01/2021 16:08:11

Government clarifies rules on leftover doses after several local officials receive vaccine at care homesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLocal government officials in Austri...

Austria extends lockdown to Feb. 7, toughens some measures (source — www.independent.co.uk) 17/01/2021 14:58:50

The Austrian government says it is extending the country’s lockdown until Feb. 7 in a drive to push down still-high infection figures as officials worry about the possible impact of new coronavirus va...

Brit ski instructors blamed for Alps’ Covid outbreak after ‘non-stop parties’ quizzed by cops (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 16/01/2021 18:00:21

A GROUP of Brit trainee ski instructors blamed for an outbreak of Covid 19 in an Austrian village after non stop partying will be quizzed by police today. Officials have stepped in after at least 17 o...

Brit ski instructors blamed for Covid outbreak in the Alps after having non-stop parties even when catching virus (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 12/01/2021 23:43:57

A GROUP of British ski instructors have been blamed for an outbreak of coronavirus in the Austrian Alps following weeks of non-stop partying. The group of 60 arrived just before Christmas to train as ...

Brit ski instructors blamed for Covid outbreak in the Alps after having non-stop parties even after catching virus (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 12/01/2021 23:43:57

A GROUP of British ski instructors have been blamed for an outbreak of coronavirus in the Austrian Alps following weeks of non-stop partying. The group of 60 arrived just before Christmas to train as ...

9-year old Malaysian among 42 imported cases in Singapore (source — www.thesundaily.my) 11/01/2021 03:40:07

SINGAPORE, Jan 10: Two Malaysians were among 42 imported cases of COVID-19 reported in Singapore today, with one involving a nine-year-old girl who arrived from Austria.Labelled as Case 59,155, the de...

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl to be absent from dugout vs West Ham and will manage game from home as he isolates (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 29/12/2020 18:08:47

SOUTHAMPTON boss Ralph Hasenhuttl will not be in the dugout for Tuesday’s game against West Ham. The 53-year-old is self-isolating at home after a member of his household tested positive for cor...

Europe rolls out ‘new weapon’ vaccines in bid to slay Covid (source — www.thesundaily.my) 28/12/2020 10:40:34

MADRID: Europe launched a mass Covid-19 vaccination drive yesterday with pensioners and medics lining up to get the first shots to see off a pandemic that has crippled economies and claimed more than ...

Pilot Draws Syringe Above Germany to Celebrate COVID-19 Vaccine Availability (source — www.news.com.au) 28/12/2020 09:55:05

A pilot drew a syringe over Germany’s south to celebrate the country’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout on December 23, which formally began just days later. The 70 kilometre-long image was made during a retu...

Will easyJet, BA, Wizz Air, TUI & Ryanair still fly during UK travel ban? Update as countries close borders to Brits (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 21/12/2020 20:17:05

COUNTRIES around the world have rushed to ban travel to and fro the UK, due to a new mutant coronavirus strain spreading across the south east of England. Among the authorities imposing travel restric...

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How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
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