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6 Feb 2021
Young entrepreneur Juliet Namujju came up with an innovative idea to create masks made from upcycled waste, to allow hearing-impaired persons to lip-read and stay safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
28 Aug 2020
A top scientist at the WHO has expressed concern over some people not maintaining physical distancing, warning that masks alone cannot protect against the spread of coronavirus. Follow DW for the latest.
7 Jun 2020
In this week's show we're putting the focus on how France's response to Covid-19 has threatened the country's founding notion of "liberté" or freedom. Between lockdown, restrictions on freedom of movement, a ban on gatherings and forcibly shuttered shops, individual and collective rights have been dealt some serious setbacks in the name of beating the pandemic.
24 May 2020
The famous gondolas pushed by boatmen in blue and white t-shirts make their reappearance on the Grand Canal of Venice, albeit equipped with masks and surgical gloves. These gondolas are theoretically allowed to resume their activities, but in the absence of tourists in the city, there are very few customers. On these gondolas, social distancing is also required, with seats spaced out and marked with tape on the bottom of the boat.
17 May 2020
While many shops are forced to shutter in Indonesia as part of the social distancing measures aimed at curbing the spread of new coronavirus, one traditional market in central Java province decided to move outdoors and set the stalls at least one meter apart to keep business running.
30 Mar 2020
Hundreds of thousands of masks sent to Dutch hospitals have been recalled after tests showed they failed to protect the face or had defective filters. The Netherlands recently bought 1.3 million masks from China.

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