Netherlands real-time news

Pleasant Point's Jayden Walker qualifies for ITU Multisport World Championships (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 18/01/2021 04:06:25

Jayden Walker is hoping Covid-19 does not prevent him contesting the multisport world champs in the Netherlands in 2021.

WHO team arrives in China’s Wuhan to investigate Covid-19’s origins (source — www.thesundaily.my) 14/01/2021 08:36:27

WUHAN, China, Jan 14: An international team of scientists led by the World Health Organization arrived on Thursday in China’s central city of Wuhan to investigate the origins of the novel coronavirus ...

Coronavirus live news: WHO mission will fly directly to Wuhan; US CDC expands pre-flight Covid testing (source — www.theguardian.com) 13/01/2021 06:18:39

Coronavac less effective than previously thought; US coronavirus testing requirements expanded to most international air travellers; WHO investigation team will fly directly to WuhanNegative Covid tes...

Coronavirus live news: Chinese vaccine 50% effective in Brazil; US CDC expands pre-flight Covid testing (source — www.theguardian.com) 13/01/2021 02:58:01

Coronavac less effective than previously thought; US coronavirus testing requirements expanded to most international air travellers; Tunisia announces four-day coronavirus lockdown Negative Covid test...

Germany and Netherlands likely to extend Covid lockdowns (source — www.theguardian.com) 12/01/2021 18:50:31

Angela Merkel says infections may rise 10-fold by Easter if virus’s spread is not haltedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGermany’s tough anti-Covid measures are likely to la...

Dutch see new coronavirus infections fall, credit lockdown (source — www.independent.co.uk) 12/01/2021 18:06:31

The Dutch public health institute says the number of new coronavirus infections in the Netherlands has fallen for the second week in a row

UK variant of Covid-19 case detected in Malaysia - Health DG (source — www.thesundaily.my) 12/01/2021 02:13:57

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11: A case of COVID-19 variant dubbed ‘UK B.1.1.7’ has been detected in Malaysia today involving a traveller with a history of travel to the United Kingdom last month.Health director...

Moonpig plans £1bn flotation as sales soar amid pandemic (source — www.theguardian.com) 08/01/2021 21:14:07

Online greetings card firm reports a record Christmas with profits up 137% to £33m for the yearOnline greetings card and gift retailer Moonpig is planning a £1bn stock market flotation, after the coro...

Dutch begin COVID-19 vaccinations; last EU nation to do so (source — www.independent.co.uk) 06/01/2021 11:04:00

Nearly two weeks after most other European Union nations, the Netherlands has begun its COVID-19 vaccination program, with nursing home staff and frontline workers in hospitals first in line for the s...

Coronavirus live news: Denmark tightens lockdown; Spain could use military to boost vaccinations (source — www.theguardian.com) 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...

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