Tag: Germany

Global report: alarm over Covid case rates in 19 European countries

Global report: alarm over Covid case rates in 19 European countries

Nineteen European countries have crossed a key threshold of new coronavirus infections, with Spain’s figures particularly worrying. According to data [...]
Surge in Covid-19 cases across Europe linked to young people

Surge in Covid-19 cases across Europe linked to young people

Surges in Covid-19 cases in countries across Europe are due largely to a rise in infections among young people, data from national agencies shows, pro [...]
‘We’re still so tired’: Europe’s doctors brace for second Covid-19 wave

‘We’re still so tired’: Europe’s doctors brace for second Covid-19 wave

During the initial peak of Spain’s Covid-19 pandemic in the spring, the virus displayed an unexpected mercy. In its spread, ferocity and awful novelty [...]
Local Covid-19 lockdowns too blunt, say German politicians

Local Covid-19 lockdowns too blunt, say German politicians

Locking down entire communities is too blunt an instrument to fight coronavirus flare-ups, politicians from the area affected by Germany’s first “loca [...]
Why the UK is the sick man of Europe again | Letters

Why the UK is the sick man of Europe again | Letters

Martin Kettle is absolutely right in his comparison between Germany’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and that of the UK (On different planets: how [...]
‘I am angry’: Germans back in lockdown demand accountability

‘I am angry’: Germans back in lockdown demand accountability

Residents and local businesses in a community in Germany’s most populous state that has been forced back into strict lockdown following a coronavirus [...]
A tale of two pandemics: how Germany got it right, and Britain blundered | Martin Kettle

A tale of two pandemics: how Germany got it right, and Britain blundered | Martin Kettle

Rest assured that this is a column about politics, not football. Nevertheless the most resonant political insight of the week has come from Liverpool’ [...]
Meat plant must be held to account for Covid-19 outbreak, says German minister

Meat plant must be held to account for Covid-19 outbreak, says German minister

The owners of Europe’s largest meat-processing plant must be held to account for a mass coronavirus outbreak that has infected more than 1,500 of its [...]
Germany’s Covid-19 spikes present fresh challenges as lockdown lifts

Germany’s Covid-19 spikes present fresh challenges as lockdown lifts

Several gatherings of extended families in the north-western German city of Göttingen two weekends ago have resulted in a local spike of the coronavir [...]
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