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    WHO: Epidemic prevention cannot rely on masks alone

    The Director-General of WHO said that it is understandable that some countries are considering recommending people to wear masks, but he is worried that this will further exacerbate the lack of protective equipment for medical personnel. At the same time, German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on the future to ensure the ability of local production of […] More

  • Bundestag - Government Declaration on Coronavirus - Jens Spahn (picture-alliance / dpa / B. Von Jutrczenka)

    Spahn: “Corona peak not yet reached”

    The Federal Minister of Health warns of a corona panic in Germany. However, Jens Spahn complains that the tests for the new virus in Germany took too long. The government bans the export of breathing masks. Actually, a rather boring survey of the federal government takes place at the beginning of the session in the Bundestag. This time […] More

  • Germany symbol image protective mask for corona virus (picture-alliance / press photo agency ULMER / M. Ulmer)

    Coronavirus: how it lives in quarantine in Bonn

    The first case of COVID-19 in Bonn occurred in a primary school. The students were sent home. DW editor Mikhail Bushuev also works in the home office after a short vacation. An experience report. You could say that I am under “light” quarantine. After a short vacation with my family in northern Italy, my employer asked if possible not […] More

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    Germany’s most famous sights

    Tourism in Germany is booming. 2019 was the tenth record year in a row. Domestic and foreign travelers are mainly drawn to the big cities and they have a lot to see. Here is a selection. Cologne cathedral Its almost 160 meter high towers rise majestically into the sky: Cologne Cathedral is the symbol of the city of […] More