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Do I still have to get the PCR test without being in quarantine?

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Even though we have been trying to come to terms with the corona virus for more than two years, to protect ourselves and...

USA wants to extend export ban on ASML to China

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The chip machine manufacturer ASML is getting deeper into the global political dispute over high technology. The United...

New lockdown wave in China

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Rising corona infections have triggered a new wave of lockdowns in China. From Wuhan in central China to Xining in the...

Flu vaccination: When should you get vaccinated?

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High fever, aching limbs and severe fatigue, these are some typical symptoms of influenza. Influenza is caused by viruses...

Cannabis legalization could violate EU law

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The cannabis legalization planned by the coalition violates EU law, according to a study by the Bundestag's Scientific...

Lauterbach wants clear vaccination recommendations for all age groups

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German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach has called for "clear recommendations" even for people under 60 or 70 on whether...

Aidshilfe demands one million vaccination doses against monkeypox

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To get monkeypox infections under control in Germany, many more vaccine doses are needed than have been ordered by the...

World Medical Director demands that lockdowns not be categorically ruled out

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According to the chairman of the World Medical Association, Frank Ulrich Montgomery, the Infection Protection Act should...

Corona vaccination for Bundeswehr soldiers remains mandatory

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The Corona vaccination remains mandatory for Bundeswehr soldiers. The Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig on Thursday...

Corona vaccination prevented 20 million deaths

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Corona vaccinations have prevented nearly 20 million Covid 19 deaths worldwide in their first year, according to a recent...

Lack of corona testing could make us 'blind to the evolution of the virus'

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an urgent warning against slackening in the fight against the virus in...

Second confirmed monkeypox case in Brandenburg

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In Brandenburg there is the second confirmed monkeypox case. The virus was detected in a 35-year-old man from the district...

Belgium sends monkeypox infected person into isolation for 21 days

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Anyone infected with the monkeypox virus must isolate themselves for 21 days in Belgium in the future. This was decided by...

RKI registers 42,375 new Corona infections

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The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) has reported the nationwide seven-day incidence as of Saturday morning at 342.0. This is...

Number of Covid 19 intensive care patients reaches triple digits for first time in months

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The number of critically ill patients treated with Covid-19 in intensive care units in Germany has fallen below 1000. The...

Incidence decreases to 807.0

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The nationwide seven-day incidence for new Corona infections has dropped again slightly. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI)...

These rules for the corona quarantine apply in Bavaria

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Anyone who has contracted the coronavirus or had contact with someone infected must stay at home and keep away from other...

RKI: 274,901 new infections - incidence falls slightly

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The nationwide seven-day incidence is lower than the previous day. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) gave the value of new...

More than 260,000 new corona infections for the first time

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The nationwide seven-day incidence of new corona infections has again risen sharply. According to the Robert Koch...

Coronavirus: These are the places with highest risk of infection

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Germany is relaxing the Corona measures. And while clubs have reopened in some states and schools in Hesse are no longer...
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Dispute about the end of the mask requirement in buses and trains

The advance from Schleswig-Holstein to end the obligation to wear masks on buses and trains met with a mixed response in...
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Bavaria abolishes corona isolation requirement

In four federal states, the isolation obligation for Corona infected persons will soon be dropped. Bavaria,...
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RKI: The flu wave starts earlier than usual in Germany

Twice the flu wave in Germany remained largely absent - now influenza is back, and relatively early. Quite high case...
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RKI: Seven-day incidence increases slightly

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) today reported the nationwide seven-day incidence at 290.1. This is according to figures...

RKI assumes 4500 heat deaths

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) expects around 4500 heat-related deaths this year, putting the number at a comparable...
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Munich clinics: The situation is getting worse

Hospitals are again groaning more under Corona: 576 hospital beds are currently occupied by Corona patients in Munich...
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Corona decline halts shortly before cold season

Given the time of year, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) expects more respiratory illnesses in the near future. "An overall...
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Corona drug Paxlovid becomes a slow seller

Many hopes were pinned on the Corona drug Paxlovid at the beginning of the year. At the time, the newly developed tablets...
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Only about half of citizens want to be vaccinated

"The European Medicines Agency recommends approval of the coronavirus vaccine." Just under two years ago, shortly before...
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Stiko wants to change Corona vaccination recommendation

The Standing Commission on Vaccination (Stiko) is apparently planning to change the Corona vaccination recommendation....
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U.S. state of Indiana restricts access to abortions

Indiana has passed a sweeping restriction on abortion access. Republican Governor Eric Holcomb signed the law passed by...
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RKI sees sideways movement rather than downward trend

In the development of the Corona summer wave in Germany, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) continues to give no all-clear....
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Lauterbach goes to statutory health insurance for corona vaccinations

Federal Health Minister Karl Lauterbach (SPD) has expressed his annoyance at comments made by the head of the National...
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More corona patients in intensive care units

The number of people who have to be treated with Covid-19 in an intensive care unit continues to rise. As of Wednesday,...
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Hospitals are running short of medical devices

In addition to rising corona infection figures, supply bottlenecks are currently making themselves felt in hospitals....
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Buschmann promises that masks will be compulsory in autumn

The federal government's concept for the Corona Autumn is likely to include "some form of mandatory masks," according to...
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FFP2 masks are no longer mandatory on buses and trains in Bavaria

Despite the rising numbers of corona, FFP2 masks are no longer mandatory for public transport in Bavaria. Only a medical...
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These rules apply to the paid Corona citizen tests

Testing for Corona free of charge is now a thing of the past after more than a year. From this Thursday on, only certain...
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Corona rules now apply in Bavaria

In Bavaria, there are very few Corona regulations left - and even those have been relaxed yet another time: Since...
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317 confirmed monkeypox cases in Berlin

The number of registered monkeypox cases in Berlin has continued to rise. As of Monday, 317 laboratory-confirmed...
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Medical association warns against further Corona data blind spots

In the fight against the Corona pandemic, Germany urgently needs a better database, in the view of the German Medical...
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Stiko recommends vaccination against monkeypox for risk groups

In view of the increasing number of monkeypox cases in Germany, the Standing Commission on Vaccination (Stiko) considers...
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Shanghai lifts many restrictions after two months of lockdown

After two months of strict lockdown, restrictions have largely been eased in the eastern Chinese port city of Shanghai....

Which virus variants are there and how dangerous are they?

Similar to the coronavirus, for example, there are different pathogen variants of monkeypox, which is spreading worldwide...

What to consider regarding Corona when taking out health insurance

When taking out a health insurance policy one must deal with the corona question as an infection can be relevant for the...

Monkeypox infections in twelve countries

Experts are at least certain of one thing in view of this unusual series of outbreaks: monkeypox cannot be compared with...
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WHO calls for rigorous contact tracing for monkeypox patients

After the appearance of monkeypox in humans in Europe and the United States, the World Health Organization (WHO) has...
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Number of smokers growing, though not in Europe

Around 1.1 billion people in the world are smokers, and around 200 million also use tobacco in other forms, such as...
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Authorities tighten Corona measures in Beijing

Corona measures in the Chinese capital Beijing have been further tightened. The city center of the Chinese capital was...
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RKI lowers Corona risk rating

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) has lowered its risk assessment of the current Corona situation in Germany by one level....
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Corona incidence falls below 700

The nationwide seven-day incidence has continued to decline. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) gave the value of new...
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WHO observes new Omicron variants BA.4 and BA.5

In light of new coronavirus subvariants, the World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned that countries are testing less....

Lauterbach sees no more scope for relaxation

Following the Bundestag's decision against a Corona vaccination requirement, German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach (SPD)...
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RKI reports 180,000 new infections, incidence continues to fall

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) reports 180,397 new infections within 24 hours. That's 56,955 fewer cases than a week ago...

High incidence could last until Easter

The current very strong Corona spread could continue until about mid-April, according to Berlin-based virologist Christian...
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Corona rules in Austria

Coronavirus infections are at record levels not only in Germany but also in Austria. Currently (as of March 23), the...
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Austria suspends compulsory corona vaccination

Austria has suspended the general Corona vaccination requirement that has been in effect since early February. Compulsory...
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Nationwide incidence value rises for the sixth time

The Robert Koch Institute reports around 157,000 new infections within 24 hours. That is about 35,000 cases more than on...

Corona rules almost completely lifted in Austria

A high number of new infections, a seven-day incidence well above 2000, the Corona traffic light is on red nationwide -...
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Nationwide seven-day incidence rises slightly

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) has now reported a slight increase in the nationwide seven-day incidence after several...