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China reimplements restrictions due to rising coronavirus cases

A new outbreak of coronavirus in Beijing has proven to be the most severe since the original epidemic in February. This has led to government officials reimplementing restrictions and rising concerns regarding the efficacy of previous quarantine measures. Excluding Chinese nationals returning from abroad, Beijing had reported no new locally transmitted cases of the virus…

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Concerns over mental health during Italy’s lockdown

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the COVID-19 disease, has proven to be a highly infectious and deadly pathogen. But there’s another hidden crisis spreading alongside the virus, the psychological toll of government lockdowns. Social distancing measures, usually in the form of a lockdown, have been essential to controlling the spread of this virus. Italy was…

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We can’t let lockdown ruin the economy

The UK death toll from coronavirus stands over 20,000. It’s going to get worse, but how bad does the economy have to get before we’re forced out of this current state of lockdown? I understand the dilemma. Over the last few days, Dominic Raab, Damian Green and Edward Argar have all explained that the state…

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