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Italian nurse commits suicide for fear of spreading the virus

MilanThe young caregiver could not bear the idea of ​​having been able to contaminate other people.

UK no longer considers Covid-19 a ‘high consequence infectious disease’

LondonIn the United Kingdom, the government officially declared that Covid-19 was no longer a "high consequence infectious disease".

Turkey’s Covid-19 situation is ‘out of control’

AnkaraHealth experts warned this week that Turkey’s Coronavirus epidemic was out of control and that deaths from the disease could soon be on a par with Italy or Spain.

Drug to treat Covid-19 stolen from French hospital

A major hospital in France has had its stocks of hydroxychloroquine stolen by persons unknown.

Russian Defense aid convoy arrives in Bergamo

RomeFor the first time in history, means and personnel of a power that has been an "enemy" for 70 years, are moving on Italian territory to aid with the fight against the Coronavirus.

Vast majority of Germans trust Merkel to deal with Corona crisis

BerlinThe vast majority of Germans believe that measures to combat the spread of Covid-19 are appropriate.

The epicenters of the Covid-19 pandemic

In the beginning there was only the Wuhan outbreak but within a few weeks, it spread to the entire province of Hubei, a territory where 60 million inhabitants live - six times the population of Lombardy. How did the invisible enemy invade every continent, from Europe to America via Africa?

Italy green-lights Japanese Avigan drug trial to fight pandemic

RomeThe go-ahead of the Avigan trial was given by the Italian Minister of Health, Roberto Speranza.

UK: From herd immunity to lockdown

LondonAfter 6 724 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the UK, with 335 fatalities and only 140 people recovered, the government of Boris Johnson has finally woken up to the realities of herd immunity.

Hundreds of patients from Dutch province sent elsewhere for care

The capacity of hospitals in the Dutch province of Brabant, including intensive care, will be insufficient in the coming weeks.