Thomas Mann, Camus, Márquez: Love in the epidemic

ÄSimilar to Jean Tarrou, Gustav von Aschenbach, the hero of Thomas Mann’s novel “Death in Venice”, published 35 years before “La Peste”, died of a cholera epidemic that had long been belittled by the city’s guests. But contrary to most interpretations and especially against the author’s self-interpretation, which may be trivializing in a completely different […]

Four more infected with COVID-19 died in Moscow :: Society :: RBC

Photo: Sergey Vedyashkin / AP In Moscow, four people died who were previously diagnosed with the coronavirus COVID-19. This is reported by the operational headquarters on the situation with coronavirus in the capital. “In Moscow, four patients died who were diagnosed with pneumonia and received a positive coronavirus test,” the report said. As specified in […]

Our ancestors still climbed trees even when they were already able to walk

P. Biosca Madrid Updated:03/30/2020 21: 29h save That our ancestors were adept at climbing trees is widely proven by science: just like our closest ape relatives, such as chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans, the ancestors of man used the branches as a shelter or place in the have to find sustenance. However, the question that alludes […]

“Go back to work or starve”: sex workers put to the test

“Within a week I will be dry, unable to pay for my groceries and rent. I’m afraid of starving. “ On the other end of the phone, Julia’s voice is feverish. This 46-year-old sex worker (TDS) stopped her usual professional activity for several weeks, even before the confinement began. As the Covid-19 epidemic progressed, she […]

Albert Uderzo, the man who created and sold the soul of Asterix, dies

“We are in the year 50 before Jesus Christ. All of Gaul is occupied by the Romans. All? Do not! A village populated by irreducible Gauls still and always resists the invader … ». The familiar declaration of principles has presided over thirty-eight volumes the adventures of Asterix the Gaul. As a location, an initial […]

How Germany’s corporations suffer in the United States

new York The corona crisis is also affecting German companies in the United States. Volkswagen (VW) and Mercedes announced their plant closings for the next week at the weekend. They follow the three major US manufacturers from Detroit. General Motors (GM), Ford and Fiat Chrysler had previously ceased production in North America by the end […]

How well are Germany’s companies prepared?

BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen stop large parts of their car production. The world’s largest tourism group Tui no longer sends vacationers on vacation. The Lufthansa flies only five percent of their program. Messages unthinkable just a few weeks ago are almost part of everyday life. The fight against lung disease Covid-19 triggers a supply and […]