Coronavirus: Virologist Christian Drosten denounces: “I’m getting sick”

Over 650 dead, 67,000 infected and 13,500 recovered in Germany More than 787,000 infected worldwide and nearly 38,000 dead Track all developments in the news blog The Corona virus spreads in Germany, Europe and the world. There are currently over 650 people in Germany who are suffering from the consequences of the Corona virus died, […]

Maas “very concerned” about restrictions in eastern Ukraine

DGermany and France have accused the pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine of hindering the work of OSCE observers there under the pretext of the corona pandemic. Foreign ministers of both countries, Heiko Maas and Jean-Yves Le Drian, said Monday evening that they were “very concerned” about restrictions imposed on the forces deployed by the Organization […]

The Netherlands is cracking down on the corona crisis

A policeman sends out tarpaulin spotters who are watching planes at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. Picture: EPA The Netherlands is proud to be a liberal country. But in the Corona crisis they have no pardon. “Spit on and shout,” Corona “is no fun – we are pursuing this consistently,” wrote the Mannheim police a few days […]

At war against boredom: a flight attendant, a suspended Tati and crimes in Orly

Airport-world Crazy about flight scenes, physical or magical (Catch me if you can, E.T.), Steven Spielberg was to end well in a film entirely located in an airport. He subverts the airport human condition there, which is that of waiting. Tourist disembarked from Eastern Europe at JFK airport in New York, Viktor Navorski (Tom Hanks, […]

Police have to enforce rules again and again

Despite the spring weather, people in Germany largely followed the current regulations – but there were always exceptions. The police intervened repeatedly. No major spring excursions and at least 1.5 meters away: the corona rules are in at the weekend Germany largely followed. But there were also violations, especially on sunny Saturday, as various police […]

Football star Marko Arnautovic in quarantine in Dubai

├ľAustria’s soccer star Marko Arnautovic is quarantined in Dubai in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic under strange circumstances. As the 85-time international reported on Austrian television ORF on Sunday, he was asked by his club Shanghai SIPG after a stay in Germany to go back to the city in the United Arab Emirates and […]

“We have to expect that the capacities will not be sufficient”

Germany’s top epidemic: Lothar Wieler Picture: EPA Lothar Wieler is head of the Robert Koch Institute and thus Germany’s top epidemic. A conversation about the seriousness of the situation, strategies against the virus and hostility towards himself. Professor Wieler, the economy is groaning under the state of emergency. How long do we have to endure? […]

Interview with RKI boss Lothar Wieler

Germany’s top epidemic: Lothar Wieler Picture: EPA Lothar Wieler is head of the Robert Koch Institute and thus Germany’s top epidemic. A conversation about the seriousness of the situation, strategies against the virus and hostility towards himself. Professor Wieler, the economy is groaning under the state of emergency. How long do we have to endure? […]