On 1 February, Austria will become the first country in Europe to make vaccination against the coronavirus compulsory for the entire adult population.
This is the first time an air pressure fluctuation has been noticed in Belgium as a result of an underwater quake or a volcanic explosion.
The metro train operator reportedly saw the person on the tracks and stopped just in time by pulling the emergency brake.
In total, 30,228 children aged five to 11 have received their first injection of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine, of whom 27,722 were given the dose in Flanders.
Bars, restaurants, cafés and cultural establishments including cinemas, museums, theatres and concert halls will remain closed for at least another ten days.
Belgium, which recently recorded the highest number of Covid-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, has been dark red on the map for three months.
With more and more staff and residents needing to isolate owing to Omicron infections, there is concern that homes will have serious issues operating.
A very rare side effect detected in young men means that as a precaution, the Moderna vaccine will no longer be used for the first two doses for younger people.
Around 72,000 electric vehicles were produced in the Audi factory in Forest and the Volvo plant in Ghent despite both companies facing shortages of certain parts.
The measure will prevent shops from increasing prices just before the sales period to then lower them, creating the false impression of a bargain.
Brussels public transport operator STIB doesn't expect passenger numbers to reach pre-pandemic levels this year, with commuting behaviour perhaps permanently changed.
"From a humanitarian point of view, the building is not suitable to house these people, especially in wintertime," the church administration argued.
Unvaccinated patients account for half of those in intensive care units: "This is a huge burden on our health network, and it is not up to all Quebecers to cover this cost".
Defence staff were not able to respond to incoming emails from outside the network for almost four weeks following a cyberattack.
Covid-19 patients will no longer be given priority in Belgian hospitals if the current wave of Omicron infections completely disrupts the healthcare system.
The Covid Safe Ticket was implemented on 15 October last year and was set to expire on Saturday; it will likely be extended until mid-April.
The 'Deltacron' variant combines the Delta and Omicron strains; virologists say it is to be expected and is no cause for concern.
'Large numbers of children go to school infected. The coronavirus will rage through the classrooms like wildfire.'
"The last seven years have been the seven warmest on record. These events are a stark reminder of the need to change our ways."
A recent study of young women and girls in Brussels, Antwerp and Charleroi found that 91 percent said they had been sexually harassed in public spaces.
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