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News Belgium: Coronavirus: medics turn backs on Belgium's prime minister in silent protest – video

Published on: Sunday 17 May 2020
Coronavirus: medics turn backs on Belgium's prime minister in silent protest – video
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/global/video/2020/may/17/coronavirus-medics-turn-backs-on-belgiums-prime-minister-in-silent-protest-video

Belgium’s prime minister, Sophie Wilmès, was was met with a silent protest by staff at a hospital in Brussels on Saturday

News Belgium: Ngcongca: Mamelodi Sundowns coach Mosimane is at the same level with Belgium's Vercauteren

Published on: Monday 11 May 2020
Ngcongca: Mamelodi Sundowns coach Mosimane is at the same level with Belgium's Vercauteren
News source: https://sports.yahoo.com/ngcongca-mamelodi-sundowns-coach-mosimane-125712248.html

Mamelodi Sundowns defender Anele Ngcongca has heaped praise on his coach Pitso Mosimane whom he believes is at the level of RSC Anderlecht manager Franky Vercauteren. Just like his former Genk manager ...

News Belgium: In Time For Mother's Day, Belgium Will Allow Up To 4 Guests At Home

Published on: Saturday 09 May 2020
In Time For Mother's Day, Belgium Will Allow Up To 4 Guests At Home
News source: https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/05/10/853378193/in-time-for-mothers-day-belgium-will-allow-up-to-4-guests-at-home

Beginning on Sunday, each household will be allowed to host up to four other people as long as social distancing is maintained.

News Belgium: Belgium experiments with 'corona bubbles' to ease social restrictions

Published on: Saturday 09 May 2020
Belgium experiments with 'corona bubbles' to ease social restrictions
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/10/belgium-experiments-with-corona-bubbles-to-ease-social-restrictions

UK government also looking at scheme, but experts question whether it will work ...

News Belgium: Wildlife conservation: First wild baby wolves for Belgium in 150 years

Published on: Monday 04 May 2020
Wildlife conservation: First wild baby wolves for Belgium in 150 years
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/52530878

Wildlife experts in Belgium are getting excited to welcome the country's first set of wild wolf cubs in more than 100 years. Adult wolves were spotted in 2018 in the European country for the first ...

News Belgium: Teen Mom OG : Amber Portwood Introduces Daughter to Her New Boyfriend from Belgium During Family Dinner

Published on: Tuesday 05 May 2020
Teen Mom OG : Amber Portwood Introduces Daughter to Her New Boyfriend from Belgium During Family Dinner
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/teen-mom-og-amber-portwood-010044820.html

Amber Portwood introduced her daughter Leah to her new boyfriend, Dimitri, during a family dinner on Tuesday's Teen Mom OG ...

News Belgium: Long walk to recovery for virus coma patients in Belgium

Published on: Friday 01 May 2020
Long walk to recovery for virus coma patients in Belgium
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/long-walk-recovery-virus-coma-patients-belgium-132227024.html

All need support even after they have been released from intensive care. The global coronavirus epidemic had threatened to overwhelm critical care facilities in Europe's hospitals. "These are patients who have been in a coma for a long time, so they need to express their fears, their worries

News Belgium: Coronavirus: Why so many people are dying in Belgium

Published on: Friday 01 May 2020
Coronavirus: Why so many people are dying in Belgium
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-52491210

President Donald Trump pointed to a graph recently, displaying Belgium at the top and the US in seventh place, as a result of the number of deaths relative to population size. He was suggesting the US ...

News Belgium: Belgium set for phased easing of lockdown from May 4

Published on: Friday 24 April 2020
Belgium set for phased easing of lockdown from May 4
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/25/belgium-set-for-phased-easing-of-lockdown-from-may-4.html

Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes told a news conference after seven hours of discussions on Friday that Belgium could tighten restrictions or delay easing depending on the health situation. Belgium plans ...

News Belgium: Coronavirus: Belgium unveils plans to lift lockdown

Published on: Friday 24 April 2020
Coronavirus: Belgium unveils plans to lift lockdown
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-52421723

Comparisons with other European countries may be somewhat misleading, as some countries are believed to be under-reporting deaths, while Belgium includes suspected cases in care homes. After hours of ...

News Belgium: Belgium Now Has the Highest COVID-19 Death Rate but It Might Not Be Because More People Are Dying From It

Published on: Wednesday 15 April 2020
Belgium Now Has the Highest COVID-19 Death Rate but It Might Not Be Because More People Are Dying From It
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/belgium-highest-covid-19-death-rate-1498021

Belgium has the world's highest death rate for COVID-19 at 13.4 percent, according to analysis by Johns Hopkins C Resource Center. Also known as the case fatality rate, ...

News Belgium: In Belgium, reduced chocolate sales, and bunnies in masks

Published on: Saturday 11 April 2020
In Belgium, reduced chocolate sales, and bunnies in masks
News source: https://www.startribune.com/bunnies-to-the-rescue-as-virus-hits-belgian-chocolatiers/569541202/

Master chocolatier Dominique Persoone stood forlorn on his huge workfloor, a faint smell of cocoa lingering amid the idle machinery — in a mere memory of better times.

News Belgium: Epidemic raises emotions at Belgium's busy funeral parlours

Published on: Thursday 09 April 2020
Epidemic raises emotions at Belgium's busy funeral parlours
News source: https://au.news.yahoo.com/epidemic-raises-emotions-belgiums-busy-funeral-parlours-101407636--spt.html

There's no wild applause from balconies, few spontaneous "thank you" notes, but Belgium's discreet funeral directors face harrowing challenges of their own during the coronavirus epidemic. The doctors ...

News Belgium: Coronavirus: UEFA Wants Summer Restart For Soccer; Belgium Steps Out Of Line

Published on: Friday 03 April 2020
Coronavirus: UEFA Wants Summer Restart For Soccer; Belgium Steps Out Of Line
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/samindrakunti/2020/04/03/coronavirus-uefa-wants-summer-restart-for-soccer-belgium-steps-out-of-line/

European soccer governing body UEFA is keen on completing the season. In a letter, signed by UEFA, ECA and the European Leagues, the organization said on Thursday that it is drawing up a plan for ...

News Belgium: Did a Cat Really Get COVID-19 from Its Owner in Belgium?

Published on: Monday 30 March 2020
Did a Cat Really Get COVID-19 from Its Owner in Belgium?
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/cat-belgium-covid-19-coronavirus-1495185

The owner of the cat had recently tested positive for the virus. It is reported that the cat developed breathing difficulties and diarrhoea one week later. Vets at the University of Liège, Belgium ...

News Belgium: 12-year-old girl dies from coronavirus in Belgium: "An emotionally difficult moment"

Published on: Tuesday 31 March 2020
12-year-old girl dies from coronavirus in Belgium: "An emotionally difficult moment"
News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/coronavirus-news-12-year-old-girl-dies-from-covid-19-in-belgium/

Dying from the virus at such a young age "is a very rare occurrence," said government spokesman Dr Emmanuel Andre, adding that her death "shook us".

News Belgium: House Hunting in Belgium: A Restored Rectory on a Canal

Published on: Wednesday 25 March 2020
House Hunting in Belgium: A Restored Rectory on a Canal
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/25/realestate/house-hunting-in-belgium-a-restored-rectory-on-a-canal.html

In the Flemish tourist haven of Bruges, where the housing stock is slow to change, prices are rising along with demand.

News Belgium: Belgium to impose coronavirus lockdown from March 18 at 1100 GMT

Published on: Tuesday 17 March 2020
Belgium to impose coronavirus lockdown from March 18 at 1100 GMT
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/belgium-impose-coronavirus-lockdown-march-193756739.html

Belgium will impose a lockdown from midday (1100 GMT) on Wednesday until April 5 to restrict the movement of people in order to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Belgians' travel will be limited to visits to supermarkets, pharmacies and banks or for cases of emergency, Prime Minister Sophie