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Belgium imposes 'more severe' lockdown rules

Belgium, the country with by some measures the world's worst coronavirus outbreak, will impose tighter lockdown rules from Monday, closing non-essential businesses and restricting household visits.

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France back in virus lockdown as Europe cases top 10 million

France entered a new lockdown on Friday as the resurgent coronavirus pandemic increasingly forced other countries to consider following suit, with Europe passing 10 million total infections and the United States posting a ...

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COVID-19 patients infect half of household: CDC study

People who develop COVID-19 infect around half of their household members, with adults only slightly more likely than children to spread the virus, a US government study said Friday.

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Coronavirus mutation may have made it more contagious: study

A study involving more than 5,000 COVID-19 patients in Houston finds that the virus that causes the disease is accumulating genetic mutations, one of which may have made it more contagious. According to the paper published ...

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Italians snap up baby-milk supplements after virus claim

Italian pharmacists are facing a huge upsurge in demand for a niche product usually marketed as an immune system booster for babies—weeks after a viral video suggested it could protect against coronavirus.

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Czechs extend emergency virus measures until Nov 20

The Czech government said Friday it was extending until November 20 a state of emergency in order to keep strict curbs in place to reverse resurgent novel coronavirus cases.

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Over 10 million virus cases reported in Europe

More than 10 million cases of the new coronavirus have been reported in Europe since it first hit the continent at the beginning of the year, according to an AFP tally based on health authority figures at 1630 GMT.

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New drug candidate for the treatment of COVID-19

Researchers from the University of Kent, the Goethe-University in Frankfurt am Main (Germany), and the Hannover Medical School (Germany) have identified a drug with the potential to provide a treatment for COVID-19.

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