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The government’s top public health agency is raising the importance of wearing face masks on planes, trains and buses, although the Trump administration has resisted making masks mandatory for travelers.

Oct 20, 2020

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The Slovenian government announced Monday a nationwide curfew and an internal travel ban as the country fights to bring down a surge in coronavirus cases.

Oct 19, 2020

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The number of people in South Africa who have tested positive for coronavirus has topped 700,000, official figures showed overnight, another grim milestone for the continent’s worst-hit country.

Oct 17, 2020

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Some 20 million French people are preparing to spend their first evening under curfew on Saturday, a measure taken by the government after an alarming surge in new coronavirus cases.

Oct 17, 2020

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Travel restrictions implemented early on in the pandemic have been crucial in slowing the spread of the coronavirus and keeping death rates low. A new study published by Ruud Koopmans, director at the WZB Berlin Social Science …

Oct 16, 2020

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More than half of countries in the EU, plus the UK, were on Thursday labelled red in a new map issued by the bloc’s disease control agency aimed at guiding decisions on travel restrictions.

Oct 15, 2020

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

European Union countries on Tuesday approved a series of guidelines including a “traffic-light” system aimed at facilitating free movement across the bloc and avoiding further travel disruption during the coronavirus pandemic.

Oct 13, 2020

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

EU members agreed Friday on a method to determine safe travel destinations within Europe, hoping to unify the bloc’s haphazard patchwork of travel restrictions due to Covid-19.

Oct 09, 2020

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Obstetrics & gynaecology

Despite a 30% drop in global maternal deaths from 1990 to 2015, 280,000 women still die annually due to complications of pregnancy and childbirth. Sixty-six percent of these deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa. It is well …

Oct 06, 2020

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Psychology & Psychiatry

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a “devastating impact” on mental health services globally, the World Health Organization said Monday, ahead of a large fundraising push.

Oct 05, 2020

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