Europe battle rising COVID-19 surge

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    European leaders are struggling to figure out how to bring down soaring infection numbers. In Germany, more than 10,000 people have died and Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned Germans that their actions will determine the direction the pandemic takes. As cases surge, the French health minister is warning hospitals cannot cope while in Poland the president himself is in quarantine after testing positive. Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports on restrictions across Europe. –

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