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Weekly Corona update worldwide 15 – 21 June

Our weekly update of the Corona news worldwide 15 - 21 June 2020   Asia: After an unprecedented increase in cases at a wholesale food market, Beijing is attempting to crush any new cases by implementing more testing, security checkpoints, school closures, and temperature checks. - Reuters According to the [...]

June 22nd, 2020|

Weekly Corona update worldwide 8 – 14 June

Our weekly update of the Corona news worldwide 8 - 14 June 2020   Europe: Even though coronavirus cases are increasing by 1,000 each day, Russia is suddenly lifting its strict lockdown restrictions. - New York Times In the Netherlands, mink farms infected with coronavirus pose a new threat to [...]

June 16th, 2020|

Weekly Corona update worldwide 1 – 7 June

Our weekly update of the Corona news worldwide 1 - 7 June 2020   Europe: Sanquin, the blood bank organisation, collected blood samples from May 10-20, revealing that 5.5% of Dutch blood donors have coronavirus antibodies. This is an increase from the 3% of the blood donors from April. - [...]

June 8th, 2020|

Weekly Corona update worldwide 25 – 31 May

Our weekly update of the Corona news worldwide 25 - 31 May 2020 Europe: Despite having faith in the lax response to the coronavirus pandemic, Sweden did not reach herd immunity in May. - NPR   Asia: Until a vaccine is out for COVID-19, the president of the Philippines schools [...]

June 3rd, 2020|

Weekly Corona update worldwide 18 – 24 May

Our weekly update of the Corona news worldwide 18 – 24 May 2020 Africa: Health workers in Tanzania think that the government is underestimating the true magnitude of the coronavirus outbreak in the country. The government refers to the deadly outbreak as “a security issue, not a public health issue”. [...]

May 26th, 2020|

Weekly Corona update worldwide 11 – 17 May

Our weekly update of the Corona news worldwide 11 - 17 May 2020 Europe: Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that Britain will impose a mandatory quarantine on air travelers to try to avert a new wave of coronavirus infections. - The New York Times Days after easing restrictions, coronavirus cases [...]

May 18th, 2020|

Weekly Corona update worldwide 11 – 17 May

Our weekly update of the Corona news worldwide 11 - 17 May 2020 Europe: Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that Britain will impose a mandatory quarantine on air travelers to try to avert a new wave of coronavirus infections. - The New York Times Days after easing restrictions, coronavirus cases [...]

May 18th, 2020|

Weekly Corona update worldwide 4 – 10 May

Our weekly update of the Corona news worldwide 4 - 10 May 2020 United States: While COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the US, states begin to reopen and lift lockdown restrictions even if they have not met the White House’s criteria, such as a decline in cases over 2 [...]

May 11th, 2020|

Weekly Corona update worldwide 4 – 10 May

Our weekly update of the Corona news worldwide 4 - 10 May 2020 United States: While COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the US, states begin to reopen and lift lockdown restrictions even if they have not met the White House’s criteria, such as a decline in cases over 2 [...]

May 11th, 2020|

Weekly Corona update worldwide 27 April – 3 May

Our weekly update of the Corona news worldwide 27 April - 3 May 2020 New Zealand: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand claims that the country has “won the battle” against coronavirus and that there is no widespread community transmission. - NPR   Europe: While the lockdown has been [...]

May 4th, 2020|

Weekly Corona update worldwide 20-26 April

Our weekly update of the Corona news worldwide 20-26 April 2020 Hong Kong: With cases decreasing significantly, data seems to show that Hong Kong was able to stop a second wave of COVID-19. Regardless, the country is extending restrictions for another two weeks, preferring to take a conservative approach and [...]

April 27th, 2020|

NIEUW! ‘Hygiëne helpt’ Corona-les voor basis- en voortgezet onderwijs

Hygiëne helpt heeft een nieuwe les ontwikkeld over Corona, voor basis- en voortgezet onderwijs. Hygiëne helpt. Ook om het coronavirus terug te dringen. Maar waarom is handen wassen precies zo belangrijk? En waarom mogen we nu niet teveel naar buiten, terwijl uiteindelijk zoveel mogelijk mensen ziek "moeten" worden? In deze [...]

April 27th, 2020|

Weekly Corona update worldwide 13-19 April

Our weekly update of the Corona news worldwide 13-19 April 2020   China: China has seen a rise in imported COVID-19 cases from Russia, raising fear that this could instigate a second wave of cases. On April 12, China reported 108 new cases, making it the highest number of confirmed [...]

April 20th, 2020|

Weekly Corona update worldwide 6 – 12 April

Our weekly update of the Corona news wordwide 6-12 April 2020 China: Wuhan, the epicentre of coronavirus, lifted its lockdown on Wuhan on April 8th, allowing residents to finally leave the city limits after 11 weeks of quarantine. However, the choice to end the lockdown is met with some hesitation. [...]

April 15th, 2020|
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