Europe / Western countries

Germany, March 2020

30/03 –

Calls grow for Germany-wide use of face masks

Regional officials urge federal government to make usage mandatory to counter Covid-19

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/31/calls-grow-for-germany-wide-use-of-face-masks-covid-19

28/03 – Germany will keep lockdown in place until at least April 20th, confirms head of Merkel’s office. Exit strategy for after that depends on infection rate the next few days

22/03 – VW tests 3D printer ventilators as carmakers join coronavirus fight

https://www.arabnews.com/node/1645036/business-economy

BREAKING: Angela #Merkel into home quarantine! Her Doctor is tested positive on Coronavirus.

https://www.bild.de/politik/inland/politik-inland/bundeskanzlerin-merkel-in-quarantaene-arzt-positiv-getestet-69560896.bild.html

Germany’s low coronavirus mortality rate intrigues experts

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/22/germany-low-coronavirus-mortality-rate-puzzles-experts?CMP=share_btn_tw

18/03 – Merkel: Coronavirus is Germany’s worst crisis since WWII

https://www.dpa-international.com/topic/merkel-coronavirus-germany-worst-crisis-since-wwii-urn%3Anewsml%3Adpa.com%3A20090101%3A200318-99-385235

04/03 – Coronavirus is now a ‘worldwide pandemic,’ German health minister says

https://www.dw.com/en/coronavirus-is-now-a-worldwide-pandemic-german-health-minister-says/a-52634082?fbclid=IwAR375wutLAhg3MWxePVjW6rRAaXPjcX9ef-veEAXSdlJ-k7MipB2qSmmnuM

28/1 – Germany confirms human transmission of coronavirus

https://www.dw.com/en/germany-confirms-human-transmission-of-coronavirus/a-52169007?maca=en-Twitter-sharing

Germany quarantines 1,000, Switzerland halts all big events

https://www.straitstimes.com/world/europe/beginning-of-an-epidemic-germany-quarantines-1000-switzerland-halts-all-big-events

Coronavirus: Japan and Germany confirm patients who caught disease did not visit China

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/coronavirus-china-japan-latest-outbreak-bus-driver-wuhan-death-toll-a9305406.html

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