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Prague: Capital of the Czech Republic
Prague is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 13th largest city in the European Union and the historical capital of Bohemia. Situated on the Vltava river, Prague is home to about 1.3 million people, while its metropolitan area is estimated to have a population of 2.7 million. The city has a temperate oceanic climate, with relatively warm summers and chilly winters.

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Czech researchers turn snorkels into medical masks [Video]

Czech researchers turn snorkels into medical masks

Czech researchers have transformed low-cost snorkel masks available at local sporting goods shops into high-grade protection for medical workers and others against the coronavirus outbreak that has..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:05Published
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Orlando Bloom To Self-Quarantine

(CNN) According to Orlando Bloom, the coronavirus has him headed back to the US. The actor posted a video on his Instagram stories Thursday revealing that he and the cast of his Amazon series "Carnival..

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