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Montevideo, September 18th 2020 - 20:31 UTC

Tag: coronavirus measures

  • Tuesday, March 31st 2020 - 09:17 UTC

    Pandemic: Sweden fears overreaction and follows a relaxed strategy

    Although Sweden has now banned gatherings of more than 50 people, this excludes places like schools, restaurants and gyms which remain open. Photo: David Keyton/TT

    A growing number of Swedish doctors and scientists are raising alarm over the Swedish government’s approach to COVID-19. Unlike its Nordic neighbors, Sweden has adopted a relatively relaxed strategy, seemingly assuming that overreaction is more harmful than under-reaction.

  • Saturday, March 14th 2020 - 09:17 UTC

    Falkland Islands Government update of the COVID-19 response

    While there are no known cases of COVID-19 on the Islands, the Government is preparing for this eventuality, in light of its rapid and widespread global incidence

    The Falkland Islands Government announced on Friday that next week it will publish details of its planning to respond to serious infectious disease outbreaks. All parts of the Government have been working since late January on the many parts of such a response, including regular pandemic planning group meetings.