The European Union must be large-scale assistance to countries such as Italy and Spain, which have been seriously affected by the corona crisis. "There should now be a new Marshall Plan for Southern Europe which is so devastated," said Gert-Jan Segers of government party Christian Union.
Although there is no professional football can be played in the Netherlands until at least June 1, the KNVB keep hoping the competitions in the Premier League and the First Division this season can still be played.
Rat Catchers, gravediggers, snake fanciers, mattresses testers, Netflix viewers and scrum masters. Who are these people and what do their workday like? In this section we interview people with non-standard answer to the standard question: What do you do?
Crime reporter John van den Heuvel (57) and former lawyer Bram Moszkowicz (59) forces have beaten for a special documentary for Videoland. In 'Bram Moszkowicz: Sink or Swim' we follow the former criminal lawyer, while he tries to lawyers may be in again.
Developer Niantic makes Pokemon and Harry Potter GO: Wizards Unite games where players have to go out. Because the corona measures, where everyone is invited to stay at home as much as possible, Niantic adapts its games.
Not 80, but 90 percent of the corona patients in intensive care are overweight. That looks ic physician Peter van der Voort, head of intensive care at the University Medical Center Groningen in Groningen. He calls for more research. "This can not be coincidence."
Because the coronavirus can infect without causing fever, it often goes unnoticed. So could it be that patient 0 not the first coronavirus infection was in the Netherlands, says researcher Jan Kluytmans.
The University Medical Center Groningen and the University of Groningen (RUG) will investigate the risk factors of the coronavirus. The researchers will be using the experiences of 135,000 northerners.
In February of this year decreased the number of air passengers to and traveled to the Netherlands over the same period a year earlier. It is for the first time in seven years there has been a decline in this period, and which is entirely attributable to the actions around the coronavirus.
The government should the measures in the fight against the coronavirus extend until late April / early May. That is the opinion of the Outbreak Management Team, say sources told Yahoo! News Hague. The government should consider to limit tourism in this country. The government today sets are taken during a crisis consultation or advice.
The European football association UEFA has in consultation with all European football provides that European club competitions must be played after July 1st. The consultation is ongoing, what will happen to the national leagues is still unclear.
The Dutch tennis federation KNLTB shall still make every effort to complete the various competitions this season. The association hopes to resume all races in May. The government on April 21 will show whether this is possible.
Because there is no time being major sporting events and competitions are broadcast live on TV, Netflix streaming service has brought forward the premiere of the documentary on basketball player Michael Jordan.