UK bars travelers from Denmark over coronavirus mink outbreak
10 November 2020 | 6:52 am
All non-residents coming from Denmark will no longer be allowed into the UK, the government announced. Denmark ordered a nationwide mink cull after a mutated version of the coronavirus was transmitted to humans.
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Germany, the Czech Republic and the UK are the latest countries to confirm cases of the omicron variant. The new strain that was first detected in South Africa has prompted governments around the world to re-introduce travel restrictions.
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The vaccine-maker's CEO says existing COVID-19 vaccines are unlikely to be as effective against omicron. Meanwhile, Japan detected its first case of the variant. Follow DW for the latest.
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Dresden's famous christmas market, the Striezelmarkt, has been around for centuries. This year, the planned opening was canceled due to the high incidence rate of coronavirus infections in the state of Saxony.
20 Dec 2021
The shutdown was initiated over fears of the rapid spread of the omicron variant. Meanwhile, Germany's health minister has ruled out a lockdown before Christmas. Follow DW for the latest.
22 Dec 2021
Radwan Fouad Jomaa fled Syria and settled in Denmark, but now he is being told to return to Damascus. Radwan Fouad Jomaa lives in Denmark with his wife and three kids. Now Denmark is saying his hometown, Damascus, is safe again and he and his family must go home.
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The total number of omicron cases detected in Germany rose sharply with the latest figures, which were the first to provide testing results and data from a working day after the Christmas break.
Coronavirus shutdowns are ending across Africa. Officials don't view severe curbs as a suitable tool for containing the spread. Vaccinations alone won't cut it. Now, Africans are seeking a way to live with the virus.
Health officials are worried the sheer number of new infections will once again overwhelm the Himalayan country's fragile health care system.
Danish troops are set to leave Mali after the military government made several calls for their "immediate withdrawal." It marks a further deterioration in Mali's relationship with the EU.
Denmark has accused coup generals of playing a dirty political game after the junta withdrew the invitation to deploy Danish troops. Denmark has announced the country would withdraw its newly deployed contingent of 90 troops from Mali after repeated demands by the poor Sahel country's military junta.
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