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The Reykjavík Grapevine is a free alternative magazine published and based in Reykjavík, Iceland, since June of 2003. The magazine covers practical information on traveling and leisure for travelers, along with publications on music, arts, politics, nightlife and Icelandic culture in general.

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The Reykjavík Grapevine is a free alternative magazine published and based in Reykjavík, Iceland, since June of 2003. The magazine covers practical information on traveling and leisure for travelers, along with publications on music, arts, politics, nightlife and Icelandic culture in general.

    COVID-Cast #18: Kári Stefánsson And The Fake Nurse

    COVID-Cast #18: Kári Stefánsson And The Fake Nurse

    Valur Grettisson and Poppy Askham go over the today's Icelandic news concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. deCODEGenetics published the latest findings from their analysis of COVID-19 screening data today. In other news, a woman was arrested for...

    • 14 min
    COVID-Cast #17

    COVID-Cast #17

    There was a breakthrough today when the government announced that they are going to ease the restriction because of the COVID-19. Also, the numbers of infected haven’t been this low for more than a month.

    • 21 min
    COVID-Cast #15: Drop In New Cases, Cancelled Cruises And Threats Against Health Officials

    COVID-Cast #15: Drop In New Cases, Cancelled Cruises And Threats Against Health Officials

    The numbers of new COVID-19 cases have dropped significantly in Iceland today, but the situation is worsening in the country’s hospitals. The prospects of the tourism sector are also deteriorating as 26 cruises have now cancelled their trips to Iceland...

    • 24 min
    COVID-Cast #14: Eleven In Intensive Care, Two More Deaths And The Status Of PPE Supplies

    COVID-Cast #14: Eleven In Intensive Care, Two More Deaths And The Status Of PPE Supplies

    Valur Grettisson and Poppy Askham go over Iceland’s latest COVID-19 news including travel advice, an outbreak of the virus in a Westfjords nursing home and discussions about PPE supplies in Iceland. As we start the week during which Iceland’s outbreak...

    • 18 min
    COVID-Cast #12: Infection Slowing Down, Four-Month Old Child Diagnosed & The Situation In The U.S.

    COVID-Cast #12: Infection Slowing Down, Four-Month Old Child Diagnosed & The Situation In The U.S.

    In this episode of COVID-Cast, Valur Grettisson and Sam O’Donnell discuss the current number of patients in Iceland, a four-month-old boy who got infected with the virus, and also dive into the current situation in the United States, where Sam is from. 

    • 18 min
    COVID-Cast #11: Iceland breaks 1000 COVID-19 cases and ban dividends if company get bridge loans

    COVID-Cast #11: Iceland breaks 1000 COVID-19 cases and ban dividends if company get bridge loans

    Valur Grettisson and Poppy Askham go over Iceland’s latest COVID-19 news and Poppy talks about the current situation in her home country, the UK. The rise in Iceland’s number of confirmed cases is apparently slowing. This might change, but it could be a...

    • 17 min

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