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EU staff returning from Christmas and New Year breaks blamed for Belgium’s coronavirus spike (source — 19/01/2021 02:21:05

EU diplomats returning from Christmas and New Year breaks have been blamed for a spike in coronavirus rates in Belgium. The city of Brussels, where the European Commission is based, saw cases jump by ...

UK's Strict Travel Rules Begin - One Year After The First Covid Case Was Detected In England (source — 18/01/2021 10:10:32

As of 4am on Monday morning, everyone who wants to travel to the UK will have to provide a negative coronavirus test. Proof of the test, taken up to three days before traveling, must be shown on ...

UK To Face Delays In Delivery Of Pfizer Vaccine (source — 16/01/2021 12:27:49

The UK is set to face short-term delays in delivery of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine as the pharmaceutical company upgrades its production capacity.Pfizer is upscaling production at its plant in Puur...

EU states warn of risks to vaccination credibility as Pfizer slows supplies (source — 16/01/2021 03:33:00

BRUSSELS: European governments said the credibility of their Covid-19 vaccination programmes was at risk yesterday after US pharmaceutical firm Pfizer announced a temporary slowdown of deliveries of i...

Britain to face short-term delays in delivery of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine as company upgrades its Belgium factory (source — 16/01/2021 02:00:40

BRITAIN is set to face short-term delays in the delivery of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine as the company is upgrading its Belguim factory. Pfizer is upscaling production in Purrs to produce more dose...

Belgian high schoolers demand to get back in-person learning (source — 13/01/2021 10:56:33

A late-stage side effect of the coronavirus pandemic has turned up in Belgium, where a group of teenagers begged to be allowed to go back to school

Covid-19: Europe bulk buys vaccines as WHO urges rich countries to share (source — 09/01/2021 07:23:00

LONDON: Europe rushed to bulk buy more coronavirus vaccine doses and approved more drugs yesterday, as the World Health Organisation (WHO) called on wealthy nations not to hog all the available jabs a...

No10 hits back after Belgium claims UK's Covid vaccines 'not to same standard' as EU's (source — 06/01/2021 20:50:00

DOWNING STREET has dismissed criticisms of the UK's coronavirus vaccination programme after Belgium accused Britain of using inferior jabs.

Coronavirus live news: Denmark tightens lockdown; Spain could use military to boost vaccinations (source — 05/01/2021 18:40:37

Danish measures a response to new Covid variant; frustration in Spain over slow speed of inoculations; Belgium to get half the Pfizer doses it orderedAs parts of UK enter third lockdown, how does Euro...

Coronavirus live news: Spain could use military to boost vaccinations; Belgium to get half of Pfizer doses it ordered (source — 05/01/2021 16:55:02

Frustration mounts in Spain over sluggish pace of inoculations; Belgium shortfall in January due to logistical difficultyAs parts of UK enter third lockdown, how does Europe compare?Covid vaccinations...

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How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
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