Number of bleach-related incidents up in Belgium due to COVID-19 fears

By |maj 20th, 2020|Belgium, bleach, coronavirus, COVID-19, Donald Trump, News, poison control|

Belgium’s Poison Control Centre has recorded an increase of 15% in the number of calls it receives since the COVID-19 outbreak in mid-March, as people have increasingly started experimenting with hazardous substances. “The consequences of the coronavirus crisis are making...

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BRUSSELS – Never the same again?

By |maj 11th, 2020|Belgium, Brussels, coronavirus, COVID-19, health crisis, lockdown, News, relaxing, reopening, social distancing|

Life may never again be like it was back in January and February before the first cases of COVID-19 hit Belgium, Belgian Health Minister Maggie De Block said over the weekend as the country prepares for shops to be reopened from Monday (11 May) and peo...

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BRUSSELS – Counting exercise

By |maj 8th, 2020|Belgium, Brussels, COVID-19, News|

From Sunday (10 May), Belgian citizens will be allowed to receive up to four other people at home, always the same ones. Upon announcing the new relaxed measure, experts and politicians said the government is counting on people’s common sense...

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Belgium to relax social distancing rules, open shops from next week

By |maj 6th, 2020|Belgium, coronavirus, COVID-19, lockdown, News, Sophie Wilmes|

While stores can open as planned next week Monday, restrictions on social life will only be slowly relaxed, Belgium's National Security Council (CNS) said, giving green light to the second phase of deconfinement measures, known as 1B, on Tuesday (6 May).

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Belgium seizes 778 tonnes of non-compliant phytosanitary products

By |april 30th, 2020|agriculture, Belgium, FASFC, fungcides, herbicides, News, Pesticides|

Around 778 tonnes of non-compliant or suspect phytosanitary products from India and China have been seized in Antwerp by the Belgian Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (FASFC). EURACTIV's partner le Journal de l'environnement reports.

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Belgian government to relax lockdown measures in three phases, starting 4 May

By |april 24th, 2020|Belgium, Brussels, coronavirus, COVID-19, Flanders, lockdown, National Security Council, News, Sophie Wilmes, Wallonia|

Belgium is to begin a gradual deconfinement with an exit strategy to be rolled out with the key dates of 4, 11 and 18 May, as well as 8 June, the National Security Council (CNS) decided on Friday (24 April).

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‘Irresponsibly’ leaked paper on Belgian lockdown phase-out sparks criticism

By |april 23rd, 2020|Belgium, coronavirus, COVID-19, lockdown, National Security Council, News, Sophie Wilmes|

Belgian experts tasked with devising the country's lockdown exit strategy have proposed reopening some shops, partially relaxing some restrictions on gatherings and outdoor activities from 3 May and to resume school from 18 May, according to draft recommendations obtained by Le Soir.

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Belgium says transparency explains high virus death toll

By |april 17th, 2020|Belgium, coronavirus, elderly, News|

Belgium now has the highest death rate from COVID-19 in the European Union but officials insist it is because they have been totally transparent with the data.

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Belgium says transparency explains high virus death toll

By |april 17th, 2020|Belgium, coronavirus, elderly, News|

Belgium now has the highest death rate from COVID-19 in the European Union but officials insist it is because they have been totally transparent with the data.

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Belgium extends COVID-19 lockdown until 3 May, but relaxes some measures

By |april 15th, 2020|Belgium, coronavirus, COVID-19, lockdown, National Security Council, News, Sophie Wilmes|

Belgium’s National Security Council (CNS) on Wednesday (15 April) extended the coronavirus containment measures by two weeks until 3 May. Despite a very slow decline in numbers, it is not yet clear when normality can being to return.

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