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Al Jazeera 25 Oct 2020

Europe battle rising COVID-19 surge

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European leaders are struggling to figure out how to bring down soaring infection numbers.
In Germany, more than 10,000 people have died and Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned Germans that their actions will determine the direction the pandemic takes.
As cases surge, the French health minister is warning hospitals cannot cope while in Poland the president himself is in quarantine after testing positive.

Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports on restrictions across Europe.


New restrictions are being enacted in many European nations as COVID-19 infection and death rates are increasing.
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The US president might be out of hospital, but across the US, cases of coronavirus are on the rise in an outbreak that has already killed at least 210,000 Americans.
On Friday, Johns Hopkins University reported 54,000 new infections, the worst day since mid-August.
Public health officials are warning of a possible twin pandemic this fall if people, socially isolated and wary of any contact, fail to take their flu shots.

Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from the US capital, Washington, DC.
New restrictions all over Europe come amid growing "COVID-19 fatigue" among people running out of patience with the ever-changing rules.

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