The President of the World Medical Association, Frank Ulrich Montgomery, expects a critical threshold of 20,000 new infections per day if corona levels continue to rise.
Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn has tested positive for the #coronavirus. This was announced by the Ministry of #Health in #Berlin on Wednesday.
Rapper #Smudo from the Fantastischen Vier has been active against #rightwingextremism for 20 years. Being an #antifascist is therefore nothing bad for him. That's what he said when recording a #podcast.
#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.
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.