Only 15% of AstraZeneca vaccine available in Germany has been used

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany has administered only 15% of the AstraZeneca coronavirus shots it has available, the health ministry said, as the vaccine faces public resistance after trials showed it to be less effective than alternatives.FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: A test tube labelled “vaccine” in front of an AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken, September 9, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationThe ministry […]

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Virus variant accounts for 6% of cases in Germany, rising

A more contagious variant of the coronavirus first detected in Britain now accounts for almost 6% of all cases in Germany, officials said Friday. The head of Germany’s disease control agency said labs examined the genome of the virus in more than 30,000 positive samples last week to assess the spread of the variant, known to scientists as B.1.1.7., and […]

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Germany hits 2 million infections as WHO tackles new strains

Germany on Friday passed two million coronavirus cases as a World Health Organization emergency committee readied to issue advice on stemming the spread of new, more contagious strains of the disease. The surge in Europe’s biggest economy came as countries on the continent again tightened restrictions, with Portugal entering a fresh lockdown and Britain requiring negative tests for entry. Despite […]

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District administrator Sven-Georg Adenauer wants to present Tönnies the bill

The meat company, Tönnies will pay for the damage it has caused. The district of Gütersloh, Sven-Georg Adenauer said on Tuesday. How high is the damage sum is not excessive, but it is still open. O-TON, SVEN-GEORG ADENAUER, LANDRAT OF GUETERSLOH: “Mr Tönnies has declared that it is prepared to assume the costs for the testing. But the cover is […]

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From Australia to Portugal: These countries have access again to the Lockdown

With the onset of the Corona-pandemic and the rising infection and death, many countries have introduced figures of worldwide regulations in order to curb the spread of the Virus. Often these rules in a Lockdown, so a shutdown of the Public resulted. Such as Restaurants, Bars, gyms, and schools were closed. In some countries, was even a bit of shopping […]

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