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France and Germany back into lockdown as 2nd COVID-19 wave crushes Europe

French president Macron wearing mask, speaking at podium

REUTERS, OCTOBER 28, 2020 BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel ordered their countries back into lockdown on Wednesday, as a massive second wave of coronavirus infections threatened to overwhelm Europe before the winter. World stock markets went into a dive in response to the news that Europe’s biggest economies were imposing nationwide restrictions almost …

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Italy Approves Partial Lockdown; Spain Sets National Curfew

Police patrol outside restaurants in Rome, Oct. 22

BLOOMBERG, OCTOBER 25, 2020 Restaurants, bars to limit hours, cinemas to shut in Italy | Spanish government orders evening curfew to stem Covid-19 By Tommaso Ebhardt, Alberto Brambilla, and Jeannette Neumann for Bloomberg Italy introduced its strongest virus restrictions since the end of a national lockdown in May, and Spain will impose new measures, including a curfew, as cases surge in the two …

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Europe Lurches Into Crisis. Infection Rates Spiral Out Of Control

Woman passing boarded up pub in Ireland

PortandTerminal.com, October 22, 2020 A second wave of coronavirus sends much of Europe back into lockdown | “Today, we have to talk about reconfinement. It is the only tool we have left.” HAMBURG – Spiralling coronavirus infection rates across Europe are throwing the continent once again in serious crisis. Germany Berlin issued travel warnings for Switzerland, Ireland, Poland, most of …

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Czechs Shut Down Shops, Warning That Health System May Collapse

Anti Mask Protest in Czech captial city Prague on October 18, 2020

BLOOMBERG, OCTOBER 21, 2020 Czech Republic has more new Covid-19 cases per million people recorded than in any other major country in the world | Several US states even worse though By Lenka Ponikelska for Bloomberg – The Czech government imposed a partial economic shutdown to combat Europe’s worst current coronavirus outbreak, warning that if the country can’t stop its spread …

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France declares state of national emergency – back into lockdown?

Woman wearing scarf. Mask. Eiffel tower.

PortandTerminal.com, October 14, 2020 President Emmanuel Macron is scheduled to address the nation at 8pm local time. PARIS – The French government moved to reinstate its COVID-19 state of health emergency following an upsurge in cases. French President Emmanuel Macron is due to announce new measures to curb the spread of the virus. The French government declared a public health …

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‘On brink of disaster’: shaken Europe overtakes U.S. in virus surge

Socially distanced children at school. Desks. Masks.

REUTERS, OCTOBER 14, 2020 PRAGUE/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European nations are closing schools, cancelling operations and enlisting legions of student medics as overwhelmed authorities face the nightmare scenario of a COVID-19 resurgence at the onset of winter. With new cases hitting about 100,000 a day, Europe has by a wide margin overtaken the United States, where more than 51,000 COVID-19 infections …

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