Britain could be worst coronavirus-hit nation in Europe with 66,000 deaths in the first wave of the outbreak – three times as many as expected in Italy

It is believed to travel in the saliva and even through water in the eyes, therefore close contact, kissing, and sharing cutlery or utensils are all risky. It can also live on surfaces, such as plastic and steel, for up to 72 hours, meaning people can catch it by touching contaminated surfaces.

Current virus pandemic can make outbreak in Britain by far the deadliest in Europe: Study

Using local and international data on case numbers, as well as age mortality breakdowns from Italy, China and the US, the team at IHME modelled the expected death toll on a country-by-country basis. A key consideration was an individual nation’s intensive care bed capacity.

New wind farm financing in Europe to face delays in 2020: report

LONDON (Reuters) – Investment in new wind power projects in Europe fell almost 25% to 19 billion euros ($20.7 billion) in 2019 compared to a year earlier and projects are likely to face financing delays this year, industry group WindEurope said on Tuesday.

Europe’s nursing homes in spotlight for uncounted virus dead

A view of the Pio Albergo Trivulzio nursing home, in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Italy’s health ministry has sent inspectors to the country’s biggest nursing home where 70 elderly people reportedly died in March alone while management allegedly downplayed the risk of infection of coronavirus. Italian daily Repubblica says Milan prosecutors have opened […]

Coronavirus: France records highest daily death toll of 833

But what that means exactly is a fierce debate in Germany and it opens old wounds. During the financial crisis a decade ago, Berlin and other northern European countries believed “eurobonds” – sharing debt with weaker southern European economies – undermined the credibility of the entire eurozone.

Sweden Paves Way For Potential Lockdown As Deaths Approach 500 and Unemployment Soars

On Monday, the Swedish Public Employment Service’s chief analyst Annika Sundén stated that since March 1st, 50,000 people were notified they would be losing their jobs, a level dwarfing that of the 2008 financial crisis and the economic crisis of the 1990s.

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As Germany’s coronavirus outbreak appears to peak at fewer than 1,500 deaths – why HAS it performed so much better than most of Europe?

Christian Drosten, the head of virology at Berlin’s Charite hospital, says the tests could also ease the supply of medical equipment, because doctors who are immune would need less protective gear. ’These tests are the only practical way to get things back to normal,’ he told an NDR podcast recently.   

Language Barriers Limit Access to Coronavirus News for Some European Migrants

“It’s very important to assess the needs of different groups and to take then a tailored approach,” said Woollard . “There are those people with a background in migration, who may be disproportionately carrying out work that has become essential, both high-level high skilled clinical work but also low-paid undervalued work, that may be putting […]

#ClapForBoris: Trump, World Leaders Send Messages of Support as PM Johnson Remains in ICU

Last night, 10 Downing Street announced that his condition had worsened and that he had been moved to ICU. He has not been put on a ventilator, but it was later revealed that since Sunday night, he had been in receipt of oxygen treatment. First Secretary of State Dominic Raab is now officially deputising for […]