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Second virus wave fears mount
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Second virus wave fears mount

    Quarantine measures could be extended to a host of European countries as coronavirus outbreaks continue to emerge across the continent. Belgium and Croatia are among the nations being touted as the next destinations to be axed from the Government’s list of safe countries to visit after Boris Johnson said ministers were prepared to take action where it is necessary. Heathrow Airport’s chief executive is among those calling on the Government to replace the 14-day self-isolation period for travellers returning to the UK from higher-risk countries with a comprehensive testing scheme. However, Cabinet minister Oliver Dowden has refuted this as a viable solution, saying there is no silver bullet against quarantine. In other developments, a £4.3 million review has been l...