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Marine Strauss

Belgium bans foreign tourism to avoid third COVID-19 wave

Jan 22 2021

BRUSSELS Belgium is banning residents from taking vacations abroad until March to limit the spread of more infectious coronavirus variants and avoid a deadly third wave of COVID-19 cases.

Virus still has upper hand, Belgium says as it mulls banning foreign tourism

Jan 22 2021

BRUSSELS Belgium cannot yet lift coronavirus-related restrictions despite a stabilising of COVID-19 infections and falling daily deaths, the health ministry said on Friday ahead of a meeting at which the government may seek to ban tourist trips abroad temporarily.

Virus still has upper hand, Belgium says as it mulls banning foreign tourism

Jan 22 2021

BRUSSELS, Jan 22 Belgium cannot yet lift coronavirus-related restrictions despite a stabilising of COVID-19 infections and falling daily deaths, the health ministry said on Friday ahead of a meeting at which the government may seek to ban tourist trips abroad temporarily.

Belgium fears surge of COVID-19 cases in coming weeks

Jan 12 2021

BRUSSELS Belgium could see an increase in daily cases of COVID-19 infections in coming weeks as more Belgians undergo tests on return from holidays, the government said on Tuesday.

U.S. Capitol attack prompts Belgian parliament to review security

Jan 08 2021

BRUSSELS Belgium's parliament has launched a security review of its premises in Brussels after supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

European Commission gives final approval to Moderna vaccine

Jan 06 2021

BRUSSELS The European Commission gave approval on Wednesday for the use of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by U.S. company Moderna, the final step in the EU's authorisation process.

UPDATE 1-European Commission gives final approval to Moderna vaccine

Jan 06 2021

BRUSSELS, Jan 6 The European Commission gave approval on Wednesday for the use of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by U.S. company Moderna, the final step in the EU's authorisation process.

Belgium to get half the Pfizer vaccine doses it ordered for January

Jan 05 2021

BRUSSELS Belgium will receive only half the doses of U.S. drugmaker Pfizer vaccine it ordered for January because of a logistical difficulty that occurred last month.

EU Parliament says it will decide on Brexit deal in new year

Dec 24 2020

BRUSSELS The European Parliament said on Thursday it will analyse the post-Brexit trade deal clinched by the EU and Britain in detail before deciding whether to approve the agreement in the new year. | Video

EU Parliament says it will decide on Brexit deal in new year

Dec 24 2020

BRUSSELS The European Parliament said on Thursday it will analyse the post-Brexit trade deal clinched by the EU and Britain in detail before deciding whether to approve the agreement in the new year.

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