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U.S. state of Indiana restricts access to abortions

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Indiana has passed a sweeping restriction on abortion access. Republican Governor Eric Holcomb signed the law passed by...

Lauterbach goes to statutory health insurance for corona vaccinations

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Federal Health Minister Karl Lauterbach (SPD) has expressed his annoyance at comments made by the head of the National...

Hospitals are running short of medical devices

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In addition to rising corona infection figures, supply bottlenecks are currently making themselves felt in hospitals....

FFP2 masks are no longer mandatory on buses and trains in Bavaria

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Despite the rising numbers of corona, FFP2 masks are no longer mandatory for public transport in Bavaria. Only a medical...

Corona rules now apply in Bavaria

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In Bavaria, there are very few Corona regulations left - and even those have been relaxed yet another time: Since...

Medical association warns against further Corona data blind spots

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In the fight against the Corona pandemic, Germany urgently needs a better database, in the view of the German Medical...

Shanghai lifts many restrictions after two months of lockdown

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

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...

WHO calls for rigorous contact tracing for monkeypox patients

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After the appearance of monkeypox in humans in Europe and the United States, the World Health Organization (WHO) has...

Authorities tighten Corona measures in Beijing

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

Corona incidence falls below 700

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The nationwide seven-day incidence has continued to decline. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) gave the value of new...

Lauterbach sees no more scope for relaxation

Following the Bundestag's decision against a Corona vaccination requirement, German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach (SPD)...

High incidence could last until Easter

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

Austria suspends compulsory corona vaccination

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Austria has suspended the general Corona vaccination requirement that has been in effect since early February. Compulsory...

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 -...

New Corona rules in Berlin

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Against the backdrop of falling Corona infection figures and positive forecasts from experts, the Berlin Senate is lifting...

Incidence and new infections rise slightly

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The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) has reported an increase in the seven-day incidence rate nationwide, once again reaching...

Lauterbach speaks out against vaccination register

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Federal Health Minister Karl Lauterbach (SPD) is firmly opposed to the establishment of a vaccination register in Germany....

Hospitals expect patient increase due to Corona variant Omicron

Because of the Omicron variant, hospitals in Lower Saxony are preparing for an increase in Corona patients. "The primary...

New Corona super variant in Southern Africa

The spread of a new, potentially very dangerous variant of the coronavirus in southern Africa has caused international...
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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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Aidshilfe demands one million vaccination doses against monkeypox

To get monkeypox infections under control in Germany, many more vaccine doses are needed than have been ordered by the...
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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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World Medical Director demands that lockdowns not be categorically ruled out

According to the chairman of the World Medical Association, Frank Ulrich Montgomery, the Infection Protection Act should...
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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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Corona vaccination for Bundeswehr soldiers remains mandatory

The Corona vaccination remains mandatory for Bundeswehr soldiers. The Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig on Thursday...
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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 vaccination prevented 20 million deaths

Corona vaccinations have prevented nearly 20 million Covid 19 deaths worldwide in their first year, according to a recent...
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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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Lack of corona testing could make us 'blind to the evolution of the virus'

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an urgent warning against slackening in the fight against the virus in...
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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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Second confirmed monkeypox case in Brandenburg

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

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...
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Belgium sends monkeypox infected person into isolation for 21 days

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

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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RKI registers 42,375 new Corona infections

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) has reported the nationwide seven-day incidence as of Saturday morning at 342.0. This is...
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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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Number of Covid 19 intensive care patients reaches triple digits for first time in months

The number of critically ill patients treated with Covid-19 in intensive care units in Germany has fallen below 1000. The...
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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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Incidence decreases to 807.0

The nationwide seven-day incidence for new Corona infections has dropped again slightly. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI)...
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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....
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These rules for the corona quarantine apply in Bavaria

Anyone who has contracted the coronavirus or had contact with someone infected must stay at home and keep away from other...
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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...
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RKI: 274,901 new infections - incidence falls slightly

The nationwide seven-day incidence is lower than the previous day. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) gave the value of new...
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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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More than 260,000 new corona infections for the first time

The nationwide seven-day incidence of new corona infections has again risen sharply. According to the Robert Koch...
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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...
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Coronavirus: These are the places with highest risk of infection

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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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...
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US eases mask guidelines

More than 70 percent of the population can avoid wearing a mask indoors in the United States. This is according to the new...
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Nationwide seven-day incidence decreases

The seven-day incidence of new corona infections in Germany has fallen again. According to the Robert Koch Institute...
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Measures against shortage of breast cancer drugs

The Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices has initiated measures to counter a supply shortage of the important...
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Bavaria does not want mandatory vaccination for nursing staff

For the time being, Bavaria does not want to implement the facility-based vaccination requirement for nursing staff, which...
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Seven-day incidence reaches high of 1073

The incidence value of new corona infections in Germany has once again reached an all-time high. The Robert Koch Institute...
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Researchers see Omicron peak in U.S. and U.K.

Scientists in the U.S. see a turnaround in the fight against the highly contagious corona mutant Omicron. "It [the mutant]...
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How severe corona courses can be better recognized at home

Corona disease is insidious. It progresses in two phases. First, most are overcome by a feeling of weakness. Flu-like...
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What should you do and avoid after receiving the vaccination?

The vaccination campaign continues in Germany. It is clear that the dangers of a Corona infection are to be rated much...

Is the omicron mutant more widespread in the UK yet?

Six more cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus were confirmed in the United Kingdom on Monday, bringing the total to...
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Saxony faces possible lockdown

Saxony's seven-day incidence is over 1000 - the highest since the pandemic began. Covid-19 intensive care patients were...
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Federal states are preparing to relocate dozen of intensive care patients

In order to avoid bottlenecks in intensive medical treatment, several dozen patients are to be transferred from the...