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Montevideo, January 28th 2023 - 14:32 UTC

Tag: Joseph Cheek

  • Monday, January 3rd 2022 - 09:50 UTC

    Belgian station in Antarctica hit by COVID-19 infections

    The current International Polar Foundation research season has been already cut short and two campaigns have been postponed

    Although Project Manager Joseph Cheek said the situation was “not dramatic,” at least 16 of the 25 workers at Belgium's Princess Elisabeth polar station have tested positive for COVID-19 and the whole staff will remain isolated until Jan. 12, it was reported.