Tag archive for ‘Virus’
By admin On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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Germany extends Covid-19 lockdown, makes masks compulsory amid fears of new virus strains

Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany’s 16 state leaders have agreed to extend the country’s current lockdown until the middle of February in response to the spread of Covid-19 and the appearance of new More...

By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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Covid clampdown: UK closing ALL travel corridors in bid to block new virus variants arriving from overseas

The UK will shut all of its remaining international travel corridors from 4am GMT on Monday until at least February 15, in a bid to shield the country from new coronavirus variants, Prime Minister Boris Johnson More...

By admin On Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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Past Covid-19 infection grants some immunity for at least 5 months, but people may still transmit virus – UK study

A study by Public Health England has found that most people who have previously been infected with Covid-19 are protected from catching it again for at least five months. “Naturally acquired immunity as a More...

By admin On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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UK retail staff face ‘violence and abuse’ while enforcing Covid-19 rules amid fears virus spreading in supermarkets

British retailers have said shop workers are being abused when they encourage people to wear face masks in-store, and that it is the police’s job to make people follow health measures designed to stem the More...

By admin On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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We need people to behave as if they’ve got the virus – UK govt minister urges against socializing

Around 15 million people in Britain will have been offered Covid-19 vaccines by the middle of February, minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Monday, urging citizens to behave as if they already have the virus to stop More...

By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2021
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Outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus detected in Lithuanian poultry

The World Organisation for Animal Health has reported a new outbreak of bird flu among backyard poultry in Lithuania. Suspicions were raised after the sudden death of several chickens and turkeys in the city of More...

By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2021
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‘Virus out of control’: London mayor declares ‘major incident’ over rapid Covid-19 spread

A “major incident” has been declared in the UK capital over a surge in coronavirus numbers. Announcing the move, Mayor Sadiq Khan described the situation as “critical,” admitting the viral spread “was More...

By admin On Thursday, January 7th, 2021
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Video: ‘Sunday Johnson’ insisted schools were safe. ‘Monday Johnson’ said they are spreading virus. The consequences are deadly

On Sunday, Boris Johnson repeatedly insisted schools were safe and must remain open and boasted of keeping schools open for a long time in high-infection areas. One day later, he said they are ‘vectors’ More...

By admin On Monday, January 4th, 2021
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SAGE scientist: “We KNOW school children 7 times more likely to bring virus home than other household members”

Prof Sir Mark Walport adds that closing schools and distancing children is only measure known to bring down transmission rates – something that can’t yet be said even for vaccines Sage scientist and More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
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Stop saying new Covid-19 strain ‘originated in the UK,’ cries ex-MEP who routinely called the virus ‘Chinese’

Former MEP Roger Helmer has scored an own goal by complaining that people are referring to a new strain of Covid-19 as “originating in the UK,” leaving Twitter to wonder: “Weren’t you calling SARS-CoV-2 More...