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US, Europe develop vaccine plans with approval likely soon

US, Europe develop vaccine plans with approval likely soon

The United States and Europe on Tuesday fleshed out plans to administer Covid-19 vaccines as soon as they gain approval, with a US panel recommending that health care workers and nursing home residents be given top priority.

Germany hits million cases as Russia links up with India for vaccine

Germany hits million cases as Russia links up with India for vaccine

Germany, once a beacon of hope in Europe's coronavirus nightmare, logged its one millionth case on Friday, as Russia announced a partnership with India to mass produce its controversial Sputnik vaccine.

Biden vows virus action on 'day one' as Europe suffers under second wave

Biden vows virus action on 'day one' as Europe suffers under second wave

The United States reported record new coronavirus cases for the third day in a row, as Joe Biden vowed to act against the pandemic on "day one" if he wins the presidential election in the world's worst-hit nation.

Italian regions latest to enter lockdown as virus grips Europe

Italian regions latest to enter lockdown as virus grips Europe

Swathes of Italy return to coronavirus lockdown Friday as the resurgent pandemic continued its march through Europe and reached record levels in the United States.

Europe imposes new virus curbs as exasperation, anger grows

Europe imposes new virus curbs as exasperation, anger grows

Germany on Monday led a further tightening of coronavirus restrictions in Europe that have triggered anger and frustration across the continent, while the Covid-19 crisis in the United States deepened.

Britain's Heathrow Airport slashes outlook, loses European crown

Britain's Heathrow Airport slashes outlook, loses European crown

Britain's Heathrow Airport slashed the outlook for next year's passenger numbers as the pandemic continues to crush demand for flying, and said it was no longer the busiest airport in Europe, ceding its long-held crown to Paris.

Europe, WHO sound alarm over resurgent virus crisis

Europe, WHO sound alarm over resurgent virus crisis

The European Union's disease control agency has joined frantic health workers to sound the alarm over a coronavirus surge across the continent, as the World Health Organisation warned of an ‘exponential’ rise in infections.

Europe’s vegan debate intensifies – What side are you on?

Europe’s vegan debate intensifies – What side are you on?

There’s a huge vegan debate dominating the news agenda this week, and this week the European Parliament will hold a significant vote to attempt to end this controversial topic.

New restrictions as Europe surges past 250,000 virus deaths

New restrictions as Europe surges past 250,000 virus deaths

Belgium imposed a nationwide overnight curfew on Monday as Switzerland made wearing face masks compulsory in indoor public spaces, the latest desperate measures by European governments ...

Global coronavirus rise by one-day record of 400,000

Global coronavirus rise by one-day record of 400,000

Global coronavirus cases rose by more than 400,000 for the first time on Saturday, a record one-day increase as much of Europe enacts new restrictions to curb the outbreak.

Europe's worst infection hotspot Madrid heads for lockdown

Europe's worst infection hotspot Madrid heads for lockdown

Madrid will become the first European capital to go back into lockdown in coming days after the region's leader reluctantly agreed on Thursday to obey a central government order to ban non-essential travel to and from the Spanish capital.

More French schools closed after virus cases detected

More French schools closed after virus cases detected

More French schools have closed after multiple students tested positive for Covid-19 while a further 2,100 individual classes have also been called off, Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer said today.