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The Latest: Brazil’s capital returns to COVID-19 lockdown

By The Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s capital has entered a two-week lockdown, joining several states in adopting measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 as intensive care beds begin to fill in some important cities. At least eight Brazilian states adopted curfews over the past week due to the rise in cases and deaths from COVID-19. Thursday was Brazil’s deadliest day since the beginning of the pandemic, with 1,541 deaths confirmed from the virus. So far 254,000 people have died ov...
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Italy's Lombardy Again in Virus Crisis as Brescia Sees Surge

Italy’s northern Lombardy region is asking the national government to send more vaccines to help stem a surge of new cases in the province of Brescia.
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Italy misled the WHO by claiming it was fully prepared for a pandemic when COVID-19 hit, lawsuit says

A man walks past a billboard raising awareness about COVID-19 in Naples, Italy. Carlo Hermann /AFP/Getty Italy is accused of misleading the WHO in its pandemic preparedness when COVID-19 hit last year. It said it was at the top level of readiness, but had not updated its plan since 2006, documents say. The allegation is in a civil lawsuit filed against the government by families of COVID-19 victims. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Italian government has been acc...
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The Latest: Biden to mark 500,000 lives lost with ceremony

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON __ President Joe Biden will mark the U.S. crossing 500,000 lives lost from COVID-19 with a moment of silence and candle lighting ceremony at the White House. The nation is expected to pass the grim milestone on Monday, just over a year after the first confirmed U.S. fatality due to the novel coronavirus. The White House said Biden will deliver remarks at sunset to honor those who lost their lives. He will be joined by first lady Jill Biden and Vice President Ka...
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The Latest: New Zealand to remove restrictions from Auckland

By The Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand will remove remaining coronavirus restrictions from Auckland on Monday after an outbreak discovered in the largest city fades away. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said more than 72,000 tests had found no evidence the virus was spreading in the community. Auckland was placed into a three-day lockdown this month after a mother, father and daughter tested positive. Another five contacts later tested positive. After the lockdown ended, Auc...
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The Latest: California coronavirus death toll tops 49,000

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California’s death toll during the coronavirus pandemic has topped 49,000, even as the rates of new infections and hospitalizations continue to plummet across the state. California reported another 408 deaths Sunday, bringing the total since the outbreak began to 49,105 — the highest in the nation. Health officials said Sunday that the number of patients in California hospitals with COVID-19 has slipped below 7,000, a drop of more than a third over two weeks...
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The Latest: California coronavirus death toll tops 9,000

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California’s death toll during the coronavirus pandemic has topped 49,000, even as the rates of new infections and hospitalizations continue to plummet across the state. California reported another 408 deaths Sunday, bringing the total since the outbreak began to 49,105 — the highest in the nation. Health officials said Sunday that the number of patients in California hospitals with COVID-19 has slipped below 7,000, a drop of more than a third over two weeks...
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The Latest: Grieving Italians mark a COVID-19 anniversary

By The Associated Press CODOGNO, Italy — Italians are marking one year since their country was shocked to discover it had the first known locally transmitted COVID-19 case in the West. With church services Sunday and wreath-laying ceremonies, including in small northern towns which were the first to be hard-hit by the pandemic, citizens paid tribute to the dead. Italy has a confirmed death toll from the virus of 95,500. While the first wave of infections largely engulfed Lombardy and other north...
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After a year of death and solitude, Italy is a sober, serious place

As the first European country into lockdown, the nation’s suffering touched the world Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThis weekend marks exactly a year since the first, tentative lockdown in Italy. The closures were only in certain regions (such as Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna), and in specific sectors (such as schools), but the drastic measures still shocked the world. The country had recorded only 152 cases of, and three deaths from, Covid-19, so it all seemed like a...
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Suspicions mount that the coronavirus was spreading in China and Europe as early as October, following a WHO investigation

A worker in protective coverings directs members of the World Health Organization (WHO) team on their arrival at the airport in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province on January 14, 2021. AP Photo/Ng Han Guan Experts from the WHO and China conducted an investigation into the coronavirus' origins in Wuhan. The investigation bolstered findings from studies that suggested the virus was circulating in China and Europe months before officials confirmed the first cases. One study found that...
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Coronavirus live news: Ireland daily reported deaths hit record high; Italy row over 'more jabs for rich areas' call

Ireland sees its highest number of deaths since pandemic began; Lombardy health chief suggests GDP should count towards number of jabsIsrael warns single Covid jab ‘less effective than we thought’Germany extends lockdown amid concern over variantsTrump lifting Covid travel restrictions on UK, much of Europe and BrazilJapan’s hospitals close to collapse as serious Covid cases soarSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.15pm GMT Canada will not receive any Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine doses during the w...
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Coronavirus live news: Germany extends lockdown; Italy outcry after call for more vaccines for richer areas

Germany extending lockdown until mid-February, with new rules on masks, Lombardy health chief suggests GDP should count towards number of jabsTrump lifting Covid travel restrictions on UK, much of Europe and BrazilJapan’s hospitals close to collapse as serious Covid cases soarSri Lankan holy man’s ‘miracle’ Covid potion turns sourUK coronavirus developments - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.26pm GMT 6.07pm GMT Israel’s coronavirus tsar has warned that a single dose of the Pfizer/...
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Relatives of Italian Covid victims to file lawsuit against leading politicians

PM, health minister and Lombardy president named in action by 500 bereaved familiesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageRelatives of coronavirus victims in Italy are taking legal action against the prime minister, health minister and the president of the Lombardy region for alleged criminal negligence over their handling of the pandemic.The group of 500 families will file their civil lawsuit on Wednesday with prosecutors in the Lombardy province of Bergamo, which was badly...
Tags: Europe, World news, Italy, Lombardy, Bergamo, Giuseppe Conte, Attilio Fontana, Coronavirus, Giuseppe Conte Roberto Speranza


The coronavirus was circulating in Europe and China months before officials identified the outbreak in Wuhan, studies show

A man walks past a billboard that reads "All together, without fear," in Naples, Italy, March 22, 2020. Carlo Hermann /AFP/Getty December 31 marks the anniversary of the first confirmed coronavirus cases in Wuhan. But a growing body of evidence suggest the virus was circulating in China and some European countries months before that. In the US, meanwhile, a study found that some people had coronavirus antibodies in December 2019. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Almost e...
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EU Nations Ban Flights From UK As New Coronavirus Strain Spreads In England

BERLIN (AP) — Several European Union nations on Sunday banned flights from the U.K. and Germany was considering limiting such flights to make sure that a new strain of coronavirus sweeping across southern England does not establish a strong foothold on the continent. The Netherlands banned flights from the U.K. for at least the rest of the year while Belgium issued a flight ban for 24 hours starting at midnight and also halted train links to Britain, including the Eurostar. Austria and Italy ...
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Bill Gates has been warning of a global health threat for years. Here are 12 people who seemingly predicted the coronavirus pandemic.

Bill Gates has previously said the world needs to prepare for a pandemic the way it prepares for war. Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters Bill Gates predicted that the next four to six months "could be the worst of the epidemic" in an interview with CNN on Sunday. Gates, flu and disease experts, and government officials have been warning of a pandemic for years. There's also speculation that pop culture, such as books and movies, "predicted" the novel coronavirus. While some of these predictions are con...
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Coronavirus Emerged In Italy Earlier Than Thought, Study Shows

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: The new coronavirus was circulating in Italy since September 2019, a study by the National Cancer Institute (INT) of the Italian city of Milan shows, signaling that COVID-19 might have spread beyond China earlier than previously thought. The Italian researchers' findings, published by the INT's scientific magazine Tumori Journal, show that 11.6% of 959 healthy volunteers enrolled in a lung cancer screening trial between September 2019 and March 2...
Tags: Milan, China, Tech, Italy, Reuters, Lombardy, University of Siena, National Cancer Institute INT, Tumori Journal, Giovanni Apolone, Apolone


17 photos show thousand of ill people flooding Europe's hospitals as the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic grips the continent

Medical workers take care of a patient at the ICU of the George Papanikolaou General Hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece, on November 11, 2020. Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters In Europe, emergency wards are filling up amid a second coronavirus wave that has seen a record number of cases, hospitalization, and deaths. A worrying increase in hospitalizations and deaths reported across the continent come despite some countries going into partial or full lockdowns over the colder winter months. Europ...
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Modeling suggests lower COVID-19 cases in Lombardy's second wave

Researchers found a negative association between the number of excess deaths during the first wave of the epidemic and the number of second-wave cases. This could be because of both a sort of herd immunity and changes in behavioral response.
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Coronavirus patients in Italy receive oxygen in their cars as health care system becomes strained again

Italy's health care system is becoming strained once again.Coronavirus cases are rising swiftly in the country, which was one of the first epicenters of the pandemic earlier this year. Back then, it was Italy's northern regions that felt the brunt of the virus, but now in Naples, the largest city in the south, the local health care system became overwhelmed this month. Infections, deaths, and hospitalizations are all surging, and NBC News reports that COVID-19 patients at one Naples hosp...
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Coronavirus live news: France reports over 40,000 new cases; Cyprus imposes nightly curfew

France registers 394 new deaths in hospitals over the past 24 hours; Cyprus brings in curfew to stem rising casesRich states’ Covid deals ‘may deprive poor of vaccine for years’£45m deal for NHS masks in England collapses amid fraud claimsChina writes Covid response propaganda into school curriculumUK Covid death toll rises by nearly 400 in a day 8.09pm GMT France registered 40,558 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, compared to 36,330 on Tuesday and a record of 52,518 on Monday, health mini...
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A 30-minute conversation may spread COVID-19 more easily than sharing a bedroom. Here's why quiet is a key virus-fighting strategy.

Teachers wearing masks attend a meeting at Jean-Jaures elementary school in Cenon near Bordeaux, France on May 11, 2020 amid preparations to re-open primary schools. Mehdi Fedouach/AFP via Getty Images Talking loudly spreads more potentially virus-laden gunk than being quiet. Boisterous, long conversations should be considered a risky activity during the pandemic. A new study conducted in Singapore found that 30 minute conversations may even spread the coronavirus more than sharing a bedro...
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The Sun plays a role in the evolution of viral respiratory epidemics

Why do most viral epidemics spread cyclically in autumn and winter in the globe's temperate regions? According to an interdisciplinary team of researchers of the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics, the University of Milan, the Lombardy regional agency for the environment and the Don Gnocchi Foundation, the answer is intimately related to our Sun: their theoretical model shows that both the prevalence and evolution of epidemics are strongly correlated with the amount of daily solar irrad...
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The role of the Sun in the spread of viral respiratory diseases

Why do most viral epidemics spread cyclically in autumn and winter in the globe's temperate regions? According to an interdisciplinary team of researchers of the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics, the University of Milan, the Lombardy regional agency for the environment and the Don Gnocchi Foundation, the answer is intimately related to our Sun
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Italy's daily coronavirus cases hit new record, infections in Lombardy soar

Italy has registered 24,991 new coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on Wednesday, a record high and up from 21,994 on Tuesday as cases in the northern region of Lombardy surged. A total 37,905 people have now died in Italy because of coronavirus, the second highest tally in Europe after Britain, while 589,766 cases of the disease have been registered to date. The northern region of Lombardy, which includes Italy's financial capital Milan, was the epicentre o...
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Coronavirus live news: Spanish PM says cases closer to 3m; Italy records nearly 20,000 new cases

Pedro Sanchez stops short of curfew; Italy’s new daily tally 3,000 higher than previous 24-hour toll; Belgium limits social contactsHalf a million Americans ‘could die of Covid by end of February’Full lockdown with new ‘harsh measures’ looms in BelgiumCzech health minister set to lose job after breaching his own Covid rulesFacebook moderators forced to work in Dublin office despite lockdownUK coronavirus updates – live 5.04pm BST The world is now at a critical juncture in the Covid-19 pandem...
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Coronavirus live news: Lombardy reports record high in cases; Poland to impose further curbs

Italian region sees highest infections since pandemic began; Poland acts amid record infections; German health minister has Covid-19300,000 excess US deaths recorded as Cathay Pacific cuts 5,900 jobsSpain poised to become first European country with over 1m casesNew Zealand records 25 Covid cases amid arrival of foreign fishing crewsUK coronavirus updates – live 5.08pm BST Another 26,688 lab-confirmed coronavirus cases were reported in the UK on Wednesday, the highest daily total to date, br...
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Coronavirus live news: Lombardy reports record high in cases as Czech Republic shuts shops

Italian region worst hit by first wave sees highest infections since pandemic began; Czech Republic limits movement to essential trips300,000 excess US deaths recorded as Cathay Pacific cuts 5,900 jobsSpain poised to become first European country with over 1m casesNew Zealand records 25 Covid cases amid arrival of foreign fishing crewsUK coronavirus updates – live 3.28pm BST Hi. Caroline Davies here taking over the live blog for a short while. You can get in touch on [email protected]
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Coronavirus live news: Italy brings in curfew for two regions; Iran and Russia report record new cases

Italy imposes curfew on Campania and Lombardy; Russia records 16,319 new cases; Iran sees highest ever daily tally for new infectionsLombardy curfew aims to curb Covid hospital admissions riseUK to spend £30m on trials infecting young people to hasten vaccineOver 100,000 Californians ‘bought a gun in response to Covid-19 crisis’UK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates – live 2.24pm BST More than 2.5million person-years of life have been lost to coronavirus in the US alone, accordi...
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Coronavirus live news: Germany locks down alpine hotspot; Russia reports record new case high

Bavarian region to enter lockdown on Tuesday; Russia records 16,319 new infections; Lombardy to impose curfewLive coronavirus found on frozen food packaging in ChinaWales to go into national two-week ‘firebreak’ lockdownUK: Vaccine not available until spring, says chief scientific adviserSymptoms: how to tell if you have a common cold, flu or CovidSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.24pm BST The number of people registered as unemployed in Portugal leapt 36% in September from a year ago, wit...
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