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Coronavirus: further assistance delivered to Western Balkans from rescEU and the EU Civil Protection Mechanism

The EU is sending further protective FFP2 masks and gowns to Montenegro and North Macedonia from rescEU – the common European reserve of medical equipment…

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Poorer countries to get 120 million $5 coronavirus tests, WHO says

Some 120 million rapid diagnostic tests for coronavirus will be made available to low- and middle-income countries at a maximum of $5 each, the World…

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Coronavirus: Disposable masks ‘causing enormous plastic waste’

The government has been urged to do more to get people to switch from disposable masks to reusable coverings. The Liberal Democrats said single-use surgical…

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Brussels mulls regulatory action against fake news

Online platforms need to show more accountability, responsibility and transparency, the EU Commission said Thursday, as it presented its assessment of the effectiveness of the…

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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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EUR 128m EU funding for coronavirus research projects

The European Commission announced EUR 128 million of EU funding Tuesday for 23 new research projects involving 347 research teams from 40 countries in response…

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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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