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Covid outbreak forces lockdown at U.S. Embassy in Kabul as cases surge in Afghanistan

A US Marine stands guard in front of the US embassy December 21, 2001 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Paula Bronstein | Getty Images WASHINGTON – The U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Thursday was placed on lockdown as Covid cases surge in Afghanistan, pushing the nation’s fragile health care system to its limits. At the embassy, 114… Read More »

Vic records four cases on lockdown day one

Victoria has recorded four new locally acquired cases of coronavirus on the first day of its seven-day, statewide lockdown. Acting Premier James Merlino confirmed the new cases are linked to the City of Whittlesea cluster, which now stands at 30 cases. There were also two new cases in hotel quarantine, bringing the total number of… Read More »

Parisians flee, sidewalks empty as France enters lockdown

Parisians fleeing for the countryside jammed the roads ahead of France’s lockdown to slow the spread of surging coronavirus infections By THOMAS ADAMSON and NICOLAS GARRIGA Associated Press October 30, 2020, 2:43 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PARIS — Parisians fleeing for the countryside jammed the roads ahead… Read More »

After Lockdown, Ease Back Into Exercise

News Consumer News After Lockdown, Ease Back Into Exercise SUNDAY, Aug. 2, 2020 — If you’re getting back to a fitness program or gym after spending months in lockdown, be careful not to hurt yourself, a sports medicine expert urges. “One of the most common reasons people get injured is because they overexert themselves when… Read More »

When lockdown is not actually safer: Intimate partner violence during COVID-19

The first thing that came to mind when I heard about COVID restrictions and mitigation strategies was how exceptionally dangerous this time could be for women living with abusive partners. “Self-isolate,” “stay at home,” “practice social distancing,” and “recession” are all words likely to be terrifying to many women who are living with intimate partner… Read More »