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Coronavirus: Hundreds of scientists warn UK government’s response to outbreak ‘risking lives’

Hundreds of scientists have warned the British government that their response to the coronavirus epidemic is “risking many more lives than necessary”. In an open letter published on Saturday night, more than 295 academics living and working in the UK backed calls for immediate measures to restrict the spread of Covid-19. They criticised the UK’s strategy of delaying restrictions in …

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Coronavirus deaths in the UK almost double overnight to 21

Britain’s over-70s will be told to stay at home for four months in a wartime-like mobilisation by the government to stop the spread of coronavirus. Mass isolating of the elderly – even if they are not ill – will be enforced in the next 20 days as Boris Johnson ratchets up efforts to tackle the …

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Elderly to be quarantined ‘for four months’ in ‘war-time’ style coronavirus plan

People over 70 could be forced to self-isolate for 4 weeks to keep them safe from catching coronavirus Britain’s over-70s will be told to self-isolate for four months even if they don’t have coronavirus symptoms, in a ‘wartime-style’ clampdown by the government. The blanket quarantining of the elderly will likely be enforced in the next …

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Conor McGregor left heartbroken after beloved aunt dies as he posts powerful message about coronavirus

CONOR McGREGOR has been left heartbroken after his aunt died, with the Irish fighter venting his fury at coronavirus on social media. The UFC legend posted a heartfelt tribute to his “lovely” relative as he blasted the killer bug on social media. 2 Conor McGregor paid tribute to his aunt on social mediaCredit: Getty Images …

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Bracing for the pandemic – VoxEurop (English)

As the COVID-19 gets a foothold in Europe, health services are being put through their paces. Are they up to the job dealing with the unpredictable enemy? As social media posts circulate about empty supermarket shelves and hand washing strategies, politicians around Europe are trying to tread a fine line between averting panic, while also …

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Romania braces for 1.3m workers’ Easter return

Romania has entered the second phase of its response to the coronavirus outbreak, after registering 70 cases, with 2,067 people quarantined and almost 13,745 kept in home isolation. Indoor gatherings of more than 100 people have been banned, with cultural, artistic institutions and museums following suit. The limit on public gatherings has now been reduced …

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Europe up against it in fight to control #Coronavirus

In some of the most restrictive measures introduced in Europe since the Second World War, the entire country of Italy has been placed under lockdown until 3 April. That means that over 60 million people will have their movements severely restricted for more than three weeks, while all sporting events and public gatherings have been …

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Trump dinner companion tested positive for coronavirus, White House physician says – POLITICO

U.S. President Donald Trump | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The president came in contact with the person while hosting a Brazilian delegation at Mar-a-Lago, Sean Conley wrote in a White House memo. By Caitlin Oprysko, Quint Forgey and Matthew Choi 3/14/20, 12:13 PM CET U.S. President Donald Trump dined with a person who has since tested …

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Pussycat Dolls’ raunchy Sport Relief performance compared to ‘porn’ in furious backlash

The Pussycat Dolls are facing a furious backlash over their raunchy Sport Relief performance last night with some viewers comparing it to “porn”. Nicole Scherzinger’s girl group slipped into revealing PVC costumes for an outrageous performance of their new single React on the BBC telethon. The stars were seen grinding against chairs and thrusting their …

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Coronavirus: Health minister diagnosed with Covid-19 says 84-year-old mother now infected

Nadine Dorries, the junior health minister who became the first MP to contract the Covid-19 coronavirus, has confirmed her mother has also been infected. Ms Dorries confirmed on Tuesday she had tested positive for the virus, which has infected almost 800 people in the UK, and that officials were working to trace its further spread with …

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