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Is it by jurisdiction that every country have to publish statistics of COVID-19 related statistics?

I have found that the Philippines has published the COVID-19 related statistics in accordance with Section 28, Article II of the 1987 Constitution, Section 7, Article III of the same Constitution, ...
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Are there any federal penalties under current laws if a US state decided to discontinue its measles vaccination requirements for public schools?

I've read a backgrounder on US [state] vaccination laws in the US and (according to that) US states have fairly similar vaccination requirements for children attending public schools. (Grounds for ...
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Can a co-op tenant shareholder exclude people from common areas if they refuse to abide by house rules?

In New York City, can a co-op tenant/shareholder refuse to allow a guest or contractor of another tenant/shareholder into common areas of the building if the person is violating the co-op's house ...
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Under the England and Wales Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984, can a police officer enter a house without a warrant?

Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 As the title asks. It's such intense legalese that I can't get my head around it!
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If a public pharmaceutical company came up with a cure for a serious disease, is it possible they could not legally make it available?

Publicly traded companies, for better or worse, have legal obligations to their shareholders. If a publicly traded pharmaceutical company could make more profit for their shareholders by selling a ...
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Is it illegal in Germany to spread a list of locations that allow you to violate compulsory mask wearing

I was recently sent a website which, among other terrible health advice, links to a custom google map which allows users to enter locations where they can shop/go to without wearing a face mask (due ...
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What counts as a surrounded perimeter in Ireland?

According to the 2004 amendment to the 2002 Public Health (Tobacco) Act, which I believe is still legally binding, smoking tobacco is prohibited except in certain conditions. Among them are the ...
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Interpreting the meaning of "additonal considerations" in Covid-19 reopening guidelines for cosmetology business

My wife and I are trying to interpret the document Reopening Protocol for Personal Care Establishments: Appendix R Effective as of June 19, 2020t the document from LA County Department of Public ...
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What can I as a citizen do to enforce a requirement to wear masks?

In my city, face masks are required by emergency order in all public places with violations subject to a $300 fine. Though the vast majority of people have complied with this order (indeed they mostly ...
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Law in Japan prohibiting (or just not authorizing?) fines "on people who refuse to stay home"?

France24 writes about Covid-19 handling in Japan: Unlike in other countries, Japanese authorities are not allowed by law to impose fines or other penalties on people who refuse to stay home. That ...
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Is there any judicial precedent regarding US governors' power (or lack thereof) to limit church attendance in an emergency?

A federal judge in Kansas ruled it might be unconstitutional: A federal judge signaled that he believes there's a good chance that Kansas is violating religious freedom and free speech rights with a ...
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