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Coronavirus: Exposure rate ‘similar’ in London and Stockholm

Exposure to Covid-19 is similar in Stockholm and London, based on antibody tests, despite different lockdown strategies, research suggests. Sweden chose to avoid a strict…

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Global coronavirus deaths exceed 700,000, one person dies every 15 seconds on average

The global death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 700,000 on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally, with the United States, Brazil, India and Mexico leading the…

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German sniffer dogs show promise at detecting coronavirus

Scientists at the University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover have found that trained sniffer dogs could be used to detect COVID-19 in human samples with a…

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Coronavirus: Cyprus warns against infected migrants illegally crossing into the EU

Asylum-seekers infected with coronavirus could be seeping through the porous cease-fire line in the ethnically divided Mediterranean island of Cyprus, the country’s health minister warned…

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Sweden tops EU for new cases but says virus is slowing

Sweden, whose softer approach to fighting the novel coronavirus drew global attention, has one of the EU’s highest rates of new cases but authorities say…

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Coronavirus: Catalonia makes masks mandatory in public

Spain’s autonomous region of Catalonia has made face masks mandatory in public for all those aged over five after a surge in new cases of…

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Coronavirus lockdowns seen increasing HIV risk to women and girls

Coronavirus lockdowns have hindered the fight against HIV infection in women and girls globally by limiting their access to education and protection from sexual violence,…

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Reaching the bottom of the barrel: Coronavirus pandemic batters European wine production

It’s an ancient beverage turned cultural icon, so cherished in France that the legendary Victor Hugo once provocatively wrote: “God made only water – but…

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Indigenous peoples of South America face ‘genocide’ as coronavirus pandemic exposes historic inequalities

Berlin Diques oversees the well-being of some of the most vulnerable peoples in the world. As a regional president of the Interethnic Association for the…

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Amazon forest fires could increase risk of serious coronavirus infections

An intense season of fires in the Amazon rainforest this year could overwhelm health systems and lead to unnecessary deaths, including of coronavirus, as pollution…

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