“Due to the increase and rapid acceleration of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, we will be taking extra cautionary steps to ensure that you and your family stay healthy and safe,” the church posted. “If you are not feeling well or have flu-like symptoms, please stay home and/or get tested. Please be aware that we will be cancelling this Sunday’s, October 25th, in person gatherings in order to make improvements to our facilities.” … [Read more...] about 28 Coronavirus Cases Linked To Fitchburg Church
Times-Picayune | Advocate reporter Jeff Adelson and data analyst Jeff Asher answered those questions and more during a live Q&A on Wednesday afternoon. … [Read more...] about What the pandemic means for Halloween, Mardi Gras: Your coronavirus questions answered
Von der Leyen seemed a little perturbed by a question about why the European Union's strategy so far had not succeeded. But then she admitted that perhaps member states had been "too fast" to ease certain measures in the summer that had been put in place to curb the spread of the virus. She also pointed out that though hospitals were better equipped than in spring, medical staff were "exhausted," and it was no surprise that Europe was now witnessing a second wave, which might not even be the last. … [Read more...] about European Commission: EU faces a long coronavirus pandemic
It could feel like the wrong timing to discuss how large arena events should take place again. The number of people infected with COVID-19 is dramatically increasing, and all large-scale events have been cancelled again in Germany, as Chancellor Angela Merkel has just announced an emergency one-month partial lockdown to curb the spread of the virus in the country. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Under which conditions should arena events take place again?
With the arrival of colder weather in Germany this week, parents and teachers have been debating whether to recommend that pupils wear hats and scarves inside classrooms. The UBA-devised guidelines are set to be a definitive authority on the ventilation issue. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Germany unveils ‘airing’ plan for schools