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De Gascun says no reason to believe vaccines will not work against Omicron

The Irish Times 27 Nov 2021
The Republic last night followed the EU in agreeing to implement an “emergency brake” on arrivals from seven southern African countries, as Belgium confirmed the bloc’s first case of the Omicron variant ... Since then cases have been identified in Botswana, Belgium, Hong Kong and Israel.
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No reason to believe vaccines will not work against Omicron variant, says de Gascun

The Irish Times 27 Nov 2021
The Republic last night followed the EU in agreeing to implement an “emergency brake” on arrivals from seven southern African countries, as Belgium confirmed the bloc’s first case of the variant ... Since then cases have been identified in Botswana, Belgium, Hong Kong and Israel.
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'Them and us' situation must be avoided amid vaccination resistance

China Daily 26 Nov 2021
Over the weekend, violent protests spread from the Netherlands to neighboring Belgium, where police in Brussels used tear gas and water cannons to contain rioters ... Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands and areas of eastern Europe are among the hot spots ... That risks playing into the hands of groups seeking to exploit the situation ... .
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Europe bans southern Africa flights over new Covid strain

The Times of India 26 Nov 2021
BRUSSELS. Europe rushed to ban travel from southern Africa on Friday to slow the spread of a new Covid-19 strain that scientists fear could torpedo efforts to beat the pandemic ... Botswana, Eswatini (Swaziland), Lesotho, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe ... Belgium, which saw similar scenes of violence last weekend, is also expected to announce new measures ... .
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Hungarian Tennis Miracle: National Team Plays Davis Cup Final This Weekend

Hungary Today 25 Nov 2021
Hungary Beat Belgium and Qualifies for Davis Cup Final. The Hungarian men’s tennis team qualified for the Davis Cup Finals after a heroic battle in which they beat Belgium, a participant in the previous edition’s finals over the weekend in Debrecen.
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Germans will be ‘vaccinated, cured or dead’ in a few months, health minister warns

Principia Scientific 25 Nov 2021
... at the weekend to protest against the measures. Austrians were not alone in their demonstrations as violent protests broke out across Europe at the weekend in the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland and Northern Ireland over anti-Covid measures aimed at stemming spiralling cases.
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Unrest growing across Europe as Covid surges

The Irish Times 24 Nov 2021
With governments under pressure to stem the tide and support overburdened hospitals, public anger in some countries is mounting and there was violent rioting in several countries over the weekend ... In Belgium about 35,000 people marched through the capital Brussels on Sunday carrying banners objecting to vaccination and Covid-19 restrictions.
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Can the UK evade the winter lockdowns spreading across Europe?

New Statesman 24 Nov 2021
Covid cases are surging across Europe as governments reimpose restrictions in a return to measures many thought vaccines had made redundant. Austria went into a full lockdown on 22 November ... Meanwhile, the Netherlands imposed a three-week partial lockdown last weekend and Belgium has tightened rules on face masks. Which all begs the question.
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Europe braces for another deadly Covid surge as some countries go back into lockdown

Henry Herald 24 Nov 2021
Europe could suffer another 700,000 Covid-19 deaths by March, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said ... Angry anti-lockdown protests took place in the Austrian capital Vienna over the weekend, as well as in the Netherlands and Belgium, but tight new restrictions remain in place around the continent as Christmas approaches ... We need to do it all.".
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Europe is facing 700,000 more Covid deaths -- but masks could prevent many of them, ...

Henry Herald 24 Nov 2021
Europe could suffer another 700,000 Covid-19 deaths by March, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said ... Angry anti-lockdown protests took place in the Austrian capital Vienna over the weekend, as well as in the Netherlands and Belgium, but tight new restrictions remain in place around the continent as Christmas approaches ... We need to do it all.".
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Europe's virus rules spark violence amid spike

China Daily 23 Nov 2021
Tighter rules to contain the COVID-19 surge have triggered demonstrations across the continent with news agencies reporting unrest over the weekend in Austria, the Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium and Croatia ... Last week, Belgium tightened coronavirus restrictions, making ...
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‘Jabbed, cured or dead,’ Germany warns as Europe battles COVID-19 surge

The Philadelphia Inquirer 23 Nov 2021
Belgium and the Netherlands are still reeling from clashes that rocked weekend protests against new anti-Covid measures ... .
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Tightened COVID-19 restrictions spark protests, riots across Europe amid new pandemic wave

People Daily 23 Nov 2021
22 (Xinhua) -- In response to the tightened COVID-19 measures, demonstrations were held around Europe this past weekend, amid rising new cases and a new wave of pandemic. In Belgium and the Netherlands, the protests intensified into rioting, prompting the police to use tear gas and water cannons.
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All Germans will either be ‘jabbed, cured or dead’ this winter, warns minister

Dawn 23 Nov 2021
Belgium and the Netherlands meanwhile condemned clashes that rocked weekend protests against new anti-Covid measures, aimed at containing a surge in infections sweeping parts of the continent ... In Denmark this weekend, around 1,000 demonstrators protested government plans to reinstate a Covid pass for civil servants.
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'Jabbed, cured or dead', Germany warns as Europe battles COVID surge

The Jordan Times 23 Nov 2021
Belgium and the Netherlands meanwhile condemned the clashes that rocked weekend protests against new anti-COVID measures, meant to contain a surge in infections sweeping parts of the continent ... And in Denmark this weekend, around 1,000 demonstrators protested government plans to reinstate a COVID pass for civil servants.
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