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Travel ban lifted: Government announces list of 59 countries exempt from quarantine, including France, Spain and Italy

The government has finally revealed its list of 59 countries where restrictions no longer apply for those travelling from England, including France, Spain and Italy. Previously, a “double lock” prevented nearly all international travel: the Foreign Office (FCO) advised against all non-essential travel abroad, invalidating Britons’ travel insurance, and a mandatory 14-day quarantine period was […]

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Coronavirus vaccine: Italy boasts finding ‘world’s first vaccine’ but UK tests weeks ahead | World | News

Scientists at the Rome-based Takis Biotech have tested the jab on mice and took the antibodies they made in response. The early results from the lab tests show the antibodies created could stop human cells being infected with COVID-19. Luigi Aurisicchio, chief executive at Takis Biotech, wants trials to begin in the autumn. He said: […]

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Italian police broaden inquiry into care home where 190 are reported to have died | World news

Italian authorities have broadened their investigation into care home deaths during the coronavirus outbreak after 190 people were reported to have died at Milan’s largest care home. Police on Wednesday seized documents connected to Pio Albergo Trivulzio, which has more than 1,000 elderly residents, from the offices of the Lombardy regional authorities amid what has […]

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The incredible struggle of hospital staff in Italy – Channel 4 News

3 Apr 2020 In Italy, the death toll from Covid-19 is now more than 14,500. It is the hardest hit European country. In Italy, the death toll from Covid-19 is now more than 14,500. It is the hardest hit European country. In Bergamo, which is close to the Alps, it’s thought fatalities could be double […]

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Coronavirus live updates: Pence, wife test negative; 793 more deaths in Italy

As the number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases increases, some states are acting quickly by ordering variations of stay-at-home orders for residents. Oregon issued such an order on Friday night, joining states that include California, Illinois and New York. The respiratory virus, known officially as COVID-19, has reached every continent except Antarctica, and every state […]

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‘This was predictable’: GMB’s Dr Hilary Jones says UK is on ‘same trajectory as Italy’

‘This was predictable’: GMB’s Dr Hilary Jones says UK is on ‘same trajectory as Italy’ with 827 coronavirus deaths so far and Boris Johnson ‘should have banned mass gatherings a week ago’ Dr Hilary Jones said mass gathering should have been banned a week ago  Said people needed to socially distance from each other to […]

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Coronavirus live updates: Italy-wide lockdown comes into force

UK and US had worst days trading since 2008 GFC; Global cases near 110,000; Grand Princess passengers disembark. Follow the latest news. Cruise ship carrying at least 21 with coronavirus docks in California US pledges more testing as Trump hints at aid for workers Quarantined US congressman flew with Trump on Air Force One Global […]

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Coronavirus: Italy death toll rises to 21 as UK confirms 20th case – live updates | World news

Whilst the first person-to-person transmission within the UK may come as a shock to many, it was really only a matter of time. It is increasingly clear that SARS-COV2 is capable of being spread by people showing very mild, or perhaps completely unnoticeable symptoms, which has allowed it to escape the lockdown in China, albeit […]

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NYC resident being tested for coronavirus after traveling to Italy

A New York City resident is now being tested for the coronavirus — after the person recently traveled to Italy, the city revealed Thursday. The patient reported symptoms of the virus, but further details on their identity and timing of their travels and illness were unclear. City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot said the number of […]

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Coronavirus: NI pupils sent home after school trips to Italy

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Coronavirus has now spread to 27 other countries including the UK Pupils from three Northern Ireland schools who were recently on school trips to Italy have been sent home from class due to coronavirus concerns. Groups of students from Limavady Grammar School, Banbridge Academy and Cambridge House Grammar […]

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