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Germany Considers a Full Covid Lockdown and Mandatory Vaccines

Germany is set to decide on tougher Covid-19 restrictions and could even opt for a full lockdown amid record daily infections and mounting pressure on hospitals. From a report: Olaf Scholz, Germany's chancellor-designate, said Wednesday that the Covid situation was serious and that the country would massively push its vaccination campaign, noting that "vaccination is the way out of this pandemic." Scholz said Germany "should make vaccination compulsory for certain groups," without stating which ...
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Germans will be 'vaccinated, recovered, or dead' by the end of the winter, the health minister warned amid a COVID-19 surge

100-year-old Heinz Jacoby receives a coronavirus vaccination from doctor Anna Häring-Haj Kheder in Bochum, Germany, September 30 2021.Roland Weihrauch/picture alliance via Getty Germans will be "vaccinated, recovered, or dead" by the end of the winter, the health minister said. COVID-19 cases have surged in Germany. Neighboring Austria has imposed a lockdown and a vaccine mandate. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany needed tougher COVID-19 measures, per Reuters. By the end of the win...
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Covid: Germany enveloped in ‘massive’ pandemic of the unvaccinated

Health minister says wave ‘far from over’ as vaccination rate flatlines and clinics report rising numbers of Covid-19 patientsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGermany’s health minister, Jens Spahn, has warned that his country is going through a “massive” pandemic of the unvaccinated.“The pandemic is far from over,” said Spahn, a member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU). “We are currently experiencing a pandemic of the unvaccinated, which is massive. There would b...
Tags: Europe, Germany, World news, Hospitals, Infectious Diseases, Vaccines and immunisation, Immunology, Christian Democratic Union CDU, Jens Spahn, Spahn, Coronavirus

German Coalition Talks Could Get Going by Mid-Oct - CDU's Spahn

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's political parties should be clear by the middle of October about who will take part in formal coalition talks after...
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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: A Novel

While novelizations of popular movies have long existed (especially before the advent of home video), Quentin Tarantino’s novelization of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is the first example I can find of a filmmaker adapting their own movie for the page. Alright, let’s not get too far into Auteur theory here; filmmaking is an inherently collaborative medium, but few would dispute that Tarantino was the true guiding force of the film. So this adaptation has an inherent hook that the usual, perhaps...
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Coronavirus live news: Thailand vaccine supplies disrupted; Russia imposes new restrictions in Saint Petersburg

20 hospitals in Bangkok cancel vaccine appointments; India reports lowest cases since March; US death toll nears 600,000Delaying England’s Covid reopening ‘could keep thousands out of hospital’Factory workers making goods for the west bear brunt of virus surge in south-east AsiaCovid cases fall across US but experts warn of dangers of vaccine hesitancyConcerns grow in St Ives over Covid cases linked to G7 summitSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.46am BST Many Indian states eased coronavirus ...
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Coronavirus live news: Peru death toll more than doubles after review; Heathrow opens separate ‘red list’ terminal

Peru’s death toll soars to 180,000 after excess deaths added; Heathrow airport begins processing arrivals from ‘red list’ countries in separate terminal; the WHO introduces new names for Covid variantsAnalysis: If India variant starts a third wave, England’s Covid rules may have to stayEU plans to lift Covid quarantine rules for vaccinated from 1 JulyUS gun sales spiked during pandemic and continue to riseSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.21am BST The proposed Copa América this summer is i...
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Coronavirus news: UK records another 3,398 cases and seven deaths; Italy reports fall in daily fatalities

Health experts urge caution on giving Covid vaccines to UK children; Victoria records five new cases of Covid-19 taking Melbourne outbreak to 35Vague messaging risks causing rise in English cases, say scientistsVietnam discovers new hybrid Covid variant, state media reportsWhat is the impact of lifting restrictions in England on 21 June?See all our coronavirus coverage 5.19pm BST An update from the UK’s health secretary.VACCINE UPDATE:- 74.2% of adults have been vaccinated once for COVID-19-...
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Whicker: Warren Spahn was a once-a-century phenomenon

It was a sleepy Sunday morning, not a time for challenges, in what was then called San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium. The Phillies were taking batting practice against a celebrity pitcher, an old man who couldn’t kick out the footlights as he once did. But Mike Schmdt and Joe Morgan and the others kept looking for those 80-mph, loosen-me-up straight balls. The guy wasn’t doing business like that. He was coming inside, changing speeds, even throwing a screwball. He was grinding. Warren Spahn was 62. ...
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Coronavirus live news: Northern Ireland lockdown easing to be unveiled; Olympics ‘could still be cancelled’

NI executive to outline reopening dates; Cambodia ‘on brink of death’, says premier; Germany sees biggest single day case rise since JanuaryCancelling Tokyo Olympics ‘remains an option’ says Japanese politicianOxford/AstraZeneca Covid vaccine research ‘was 97% publicly funded’Anger as Delhi orders private hospitals be reserved for Covid casesJohnson & Johnson vaccine use will remain paused in US‘Prepare for the worst’: Australian Olympians await Covid-19 vaccine 8.27am BST Just a quick snap ...
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Covid live: UK government 'did not change mind' on vaccine passports; Japan fears fourth wave before Olympics

UK health minister denies government U-turned on vaccine passports; Japan fears variants are behind possible fourth wave; India’s daily virus cases breach 100,000 in 24 hoursEveryone in England to be offered twice-weekly Covid tests, PM to saySee all our coronavirus coverage 11.11am BST Reuters reports:Japanese health authorities are concerned that variants of the coronavirus are driving a nascent fourth wave in the pandemic with just 109 days remaining until the Tokyo Olympics.The variants ...
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Merkel and Spahn: No more Oxford/AstraZeneca jabs for under 60s

Chancellor and her health minister followed advice from German regulator.
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The Latest: Navajo Nation extends “safer at home” order

By The Associated Press WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation has extended and loosened a health order intended to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. Under the latest “safer at home” order issued Friday, the daily curfew hours are 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. MDT and businesses can remain open until 9 p.m. MDT daily, tribal officials said Saturday. The order also includes provisions allowing outdoor “drive-in” gatherings in which people remain in their vehicles, park at at least six feet from other ...
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The Latest: Living in motels, eviction ban offers no relief

By The Associated Press ATLANTA — Housing attorneys say people living in U.S. hotels and motels are facing a heightened risk of homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. Job losses have made it harder for millions of Americans to make rent. But hotel guests are excluded from a federal moratorium on evictions for people facing financial hardship during the coronavirus outbreak. Long-term hotel and motel residents in California, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey and Virginia have reported ...
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The Latest: Turkey to start vaccinating people over 60

By The Associated Press ISTANBUL — Turkey will begin vaccinating people over 60 and some risk groups as daily infections climb, the country’s health minister says. Minister Fahrettin Koca announced on Twitter the spouses of people above 60 are also eligible. The risk groups included in this round of vaccinations are people with underlying conditions. Turkey rolled out its vaccination program in January with CoronaVac by Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac and has administered more than 14....
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Starting today, Germany will again vaccinate with AstraZeneca - a with risk warning

Germany will resume vaccinations with AstraZeneca's Corona vaccine from this Friday. This was announced by Health Minister Jens Spahn. Vaccinations had been suspended for a few days to check for an accumulation of rare cerebral venous thrombosis after vaccinations. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) had given the green light to AstraZeneca on Thursday after a review. In Germany, people are explicitly warned of the risks before being vaccinated with the drug. See more stories on Insider'...
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Germany Suspends Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine, Along With Italy, France, Spain

Germany on Monday halted use of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, the Health Ministry announced in a statement, with Italy, France and Spain following suit later in the day. Several other EU countries have stopped use of the vaccine because of the possibility of blood clots. From a report: The Health Ministry announced that use of the vaccine was "suspended as a precaution" on the basis of advice from the national health regulator, the Paul Ehrlich Institute (PEI). According to the Health Min...
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Unused AstraZeneca doses: first German major corporation offers to buy vaccine for employees

Meanwhile, more than one million doses of AstraZeneca's Corona vaccine remain unused, according to the Ministry of Health, because the vaccine was not initially recommended by the Standing Commission on Vaccination (Stiko) for people over 65. This "went badly", admitted the head of the Stiko, now the commission wants to promptly issue a recommendation for older people as well. However, the image problem and the vaccine backlog have already been created. Klaus Josef Lutz, CEO of the public compa...
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Germany is pushing hard for people to take the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as many turn it down in hope of a Pfizer shot

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaking to the media in Berlin on February 1, 2021. Henning Schacht - Pool/Getty Images Germany is enhancing its efforts to tell people the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective. The German vaccine rollout has been complicated by people avoiding that jab. It appears to be part of a trend, reported by Insider, of trying to get the Pfizer shot instead. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Officials in Germany are defending the ...
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EU regulator approves AstraZeneca vaccine for all adults

By Frank Jordans and Maria Cheng | Associated Press Regulators authorized AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine for use in adults throughout the European Union on Friday, amid criticism the bloc is not moving fast enough to vaccinate its population. The European Medicines Agency’s expert committee unanimously recommended the vaccine to be used in those 18 and over, though concerns had been raised this week that not enough data exist to prove it works in older people, and some countries indicated the...
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Coronavirus live news: Germany reports 1,070 new Covid-linked deaths; state of emergency in Tokyo

26, 391 new infections in Germany; Tokyo state of emergency will last until 7 February; Johns Hopkins says 3,865 Americans died in 24 hoursEurope at tipping point with Covid running rampant, says WHOUS suffers record daily coronavirus deathsEngland: GP surgeries to start offering Oxford vaccine Scale of emergency facing UK laid bare as 1,000 die in 24 hoursUK coronavirus updates - live 1.47pm GMT Health authorities in Germany registered 26 391 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, and 107...
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Coronavirus live news: Putin orders start of mass vaccinations; Germany inches towards tougher lockdown

Russian president says programme should start next week; German states heading for stricter measures; Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine approved in UKBeware fake coronavirus vaccines, says InterpolRural US hospitals ravaged by surge in casesUS braces for Covid surge after Thanksgiving holidaysJohnson suffers biggest Commons revolt as MPs back tougher Covid tiersUK coronavirus updates - live 2.48pm GMT Pfizer’s Portuguese unit said the pharmaceutical company would be able to distribute its Covid-19 va...
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Coronavirus live news: France considers new Paris curfew as lockdown rules ignored

French government frustrated at rule breaking amid spiralling cases; China records nearly 50 new cases – twice as many as day beforeExclusive: £45m deal for NHS masks in England collapses amid fraud claimsChina writes Covid response propaganda into school curriculumLatest coronavirus lockdowns spark protests across EuropeUK coronavirus latest - live 12.31pm GMT The northern Spanish region of Castile and León have ordered a shutdown of bars and restaurants, and demanded tougher measures from ...
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NewFest Film Festival: Ryan Spahn on Shooting His Play on Zoom

As an openly gay actor, Ryan Spahn was determined to tell his story. “Nora Highland” was originally developed to be an Off-Broadway play, but when the pandemic forced a shutdown, Spahn had to rethink. The story explores the casting process surrounding an iconic gay character in a new Broadway revival. A fundraising event with actors […]
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Germany considers compulsory coronavirus testing for holidaymakers

Germany may introduce compulsory coronavirus testing for holidaymakers returning from high-risk destinations after the number of new infections in the country hit a two-month high, the health minister said on Saturday. Health Minister Jens Spahn told Deutschlandfunk radio the government wanted to do everything possible to stem the spread of the virus while also respecting people's basic rights. "We are also checking whether it is legally possible to oblige someone to do a test, because it woul...
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Germany still in calm before coronavirus storm: health minister

Germany is still in "the calm before the storm" of the coronavirus epidemic and is using the time it has won with extensive testing to prepare for a wave of cases expected in the coming weeks, Health Minister Jens Spahn said on Thursday. As of Wednesday, there were 36,508 cases of coronavirus in Germany, with 198 deaths, the Robert Koch Institute for infectious diseases said. Spahn said Germany had conducted between 300,000 and 500,000 tests for the virus in the last week.
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Two-thirds of Germans may get coronavirus, Merkel says

Germany will spend what it takes to tackle the coronavirus which is likely to infect up to 70% of the population in Europe's largest economy, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday. Spahn said it was "astonishing" that no decision had been taken to call off a football match between Union Berlin and Bayern Munich scheduled in Berlin on Saturday, though the city later said it would take place behind closed doors.
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Coronavirus: Europeans warned to expect months of disruption

Major restrictions become more likely as deaths and infections spike across EUCoronavirus – latest updatesGovernments across Europe have warned their citizens that the coronavirus outbreak could lead to months of serious disruption, as figures for deaths and infections rose sharply again on Monday and new measures were announced restricting large gatherings.In Germany, which reported its first two deaths from the virus on Monday, the health minister, Jens Spahn, appealed for people to work from ...
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Chancellor Hopefuls Clash in Duel for Post-Merkel Germany

(Bloomberg) -- Emotions were running high in an old brewery in the region where Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party stumbled into its worst crisis in decades.In the town of Apolda in the eastern German state of Thuringia, supporters of the Christian Democratic Union shouted down local media, claiming reporters smeared the state chapter. With beer flowing freely, that anger quickly turned to wild cheers when Friedrich Merz appeared before some 1,300 sympathizers, a day after the race to lead Germany...
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The Double-Act That Wants to Take Over Germany

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- When two people gang up, it’s usually bad news for the third. So it was on Tuesday morning in the race to become the next boss of Germany’s Christian Democratic Union, the center-right party of Angela Merkel, which is indirectly also a campaign to replace her as chancellor. The three leading candidates abruptly scheduled back-to-back press conferences in the same room. In the first, two of them showed up as a “team,” as they kept emphasizing. In the other, the third candid...
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