#Contacttracing is a key element in containing the pandemic. But the #health authorities are overburdened. Now the #Bundeswehr must help.
The number of infections is also rising sharply in Germany. The Federal Government and the Länder decide on stricter measures and cutbacks in regions with many new infections. But the Federal Chancellor is not entirely satisfied.
According to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), health authorities in #Germany reported on Wednesday morning that for the first time since April, more than 5000 new #coronainfections were reported within one day.
The Bundestag agrees to a higher #CO2 price - this has implications for citizens and the #economy. In future, consumers will have to dig deeper into their pockets at the gas station and when heating.
It is the first Nobel Prize in #Science to be shared exclusively by women. One of the two #chemistry prizewinners is conducting research in #Berlin.
This year, the #NobelPrize for #physics also goes to #Germany: #ReinhardGenzel, astrophysicist at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, shares it with a US researcher & a Briton for his research on #blackholes.
For weeks, people in #Belarus have been protesting against ruler #Lukashenko. Opposition leader Svetlana #Tikhanovskaya is now visiting #Berlin from her exile - with clear demands.
Universities are also leading the way in the development of #vaccines. They can enter the first phase of #clinicaltrials with a vector vaccine.
Working from home - the new normality for millions of people in the #Corona crisis. But what will happen after the #pandemic?
The fall of the #BerlinWall and the unification of East and West #Germany 30 years ago were only made possible by the peaceful commitment of people to #freedom, #democracy and #humanrights – in East Germany but also in other countries.
One has rarely seen the Chancellor so forcefully: in the German Bundestag she asks the people: Don't put everything at risk now. Her hope is that the #Corona crisis will allow #Germany to grow as a community.