Netherlands real-time news

Mink with coronavirus ‘infect two people in Europe’s first animal transmission’ (source — 26/05/2020 02:23:23

CORONAVIRUS-infected mink have spread the bug to two people in Europe’s first possible such cases of animal-to-human transmission, warn officials in the Netherlands. “Of course the original sour...

Mink infected two with virus: Dutch govt (source — 26/05/2020 00:36:02

Mink with the coronavirus have infected two people in the Netherlands in what are probably the first such cases of transmission during the epidemic, government and health authorities say.

Dutch donors join global effort on plasma treatment (source — 21/05/2020 14:50:27

Medical researchers in the Netherlands have signed up 1,500 people who have recovered from the new coronavirus to donate blood as part of an international push to develop a treatment for the virus fro...

EU crisis: Merkel and Macron's plan derailed amid furious Brussels revolt over COVID-19 (source — 21/05/2020 12:33:00

ANGELA MERKEL and Emmanuel Macron's plans to set up a €500billion to help the economic recovery of EU states following the coronavirus pandemic has been derailed by Austria, Sweden, the Netherlands an...

What We Know About The Link Between Blood Clots And Covid-19 (source — 21/05/2020 08:00:29

We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus lockdown. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism.Coronavirus has been linked to a higher risk of blood clots ...

A mink may have infected a human with Covid-19, Dutch authorities believe (source — 20/05/2020 14:36:02

Dutch authorities believe a mink may have infected a human with Covid-19, and are instituting mandatory testing at all mink farms in the Netherlands.

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands beams as she visits a food bank (source — 19/05/2020 15:51:05

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, 49, visited the Delft Food Bank Foundation to witness and discuss their efforts to bring food packages to the homeless during the coronavirus pandemic.

Shower Curtains And Scary Mannequins: Is This The Future Of Dining Out? (source — 19/05/2020 15:22:28

We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus lockdown. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism.Restaurants and cafes in the UK are not expected to reopen u...

Could the 'liberal' Dutch have learned from Taiwan's approach to coronavirus? | (source — 19/05/2020 15:17:58

Taiwan’s Covid-19 measures could be seen as intrusive. But seven people have died there, compared with 5,000 in the NetherlandsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe whole wor...

Q&A: How much, who to - and will it bring EU 'fiscal union' closer? (source — 19/05/2020 04:30:00

What has been agreed? Germany and France have struck a deal that aims to provide €500bn in funding for the battle against the coronavirus pandemic that seeks to bridge the gap between hard-line northe...

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