We can only overcome the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe if we pull together, stressed Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaking in the German Bundestag. She called on the citizens of Germany to make use of the free tests that are now available. They are “a bridge” she said.
people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 so far in Germany (as at 9 April 2021). 4.831.522 people have already had both vaccinations. The Federal Ministry of Health’s vaccination dashboard has more details.
Children and adolescents are becoming infected more and more frequently with COVID-19. How dangerous is an infection for them? What is the situation in nurseries and children’s daycare? And how can we keep nurseries and schools open for as long as possible in spite of the pandemic? FAQs.
As of the week after Easter general practitioners are also to offer COVID-19 vaccines, the Federal and Länder Governments have agreed. Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed that Germany intends to roll out its vaccination campaign more swiftly and more flexibly. The number of vaccine doses available are rising steadily, but will still be limited in April.
COVID-19 vaccinations are being administered nationwide. Currently the aim is to protect the most vulnerable first. Vaccinations have already eased the strain on hospitals. Four vaccines have now been approved. Here is an overview.
Thousands of people who are interested in politics from all parts of Europe took part in Europe Talks, a project that brings together two people with different political views from different European countries. Gabi Kremeskötter from Germany and Viktor Bonev from Bulgaria were one of the tandem pairs.