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US News Corona Pandemic: Jens Spahn apparently supports the Infection Protection Act of the traffic light

13:20  18 november  2021
13:20  18 november  2021 Source:   spiegel.de

Corona Politics: The others should set it up

 Corona Politics: The others should set it up The traffic light parties want to make a new pandemic policy: democratic, less abandoned, nice. But in truth, they only move the responsibility. © Kay Nietfeld / DPA Traffic Line Press Conference: Dirk Meadow (SPD), Katrin Göring-Eckardt Green) and Marco Bushmann (FDP) in Berlin You can understand it: Whoever comes to the Office as a government, does not want to be turn unpopular.

The Union fraction argues about the plans of the traffic light amending the Infection Protection Act. At Still Minister of Health Spahn, the new law is evident. Angela Merkel looks different.

  Corona-Pandemie: Jens Spahn unterstützt offenbar das Infektionsschutzgesetz der Ampel © Michael Kappeler / DPA

The plans of the traffic light coalition for a new Infection Protection Act apparently won a prominent supporter outside of its own ranks. According to information from the television stations RTL and NTV, Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn (CDU) has strongly developed in a meeting of the Union faction for the approval of the amendment of the Infection Protection Act by the new coalition.

CDU: Jens Spahn waived candidacy for party chair

 CDU: Jens Spahn waived candidacy for party chair Jens Spahn does not want to become the next CDU boss. This announced the still-health minister in a group meeting. © Pool / Reuters Jens Spahn will not run for the succession of Armin Laschet as a CDU chairman. This was said to the managing minister of health for information from subscriber circles on Wednesday at the Union Faction meeting in Berlin.

Thus, Spahn would represent a different positions than the managing Chancellor: "The current instruments in the planned Infection Protection Act is not sufficient to prevent exponential spread," Angela Merkel should have said in the group.

Wüst apparently also against changes

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also NRW Prime Minister Hendrik Wüst clearly opposes a change in the law. In a letter from the CDU country chiefs, he wrote that the law "in the current version (...) in the Bura was not appropriate. On Thursday morning, Wüst had already evicted at ZDF to the change plans of the traffic light.

"Now you have to see what's going on in the end," said the CDU politician. Only the law go to the Bundestag . Following the Prime Minister Conference, in which a common timetable for the coming weeks is discussed. "Then we'll decide what we do in the Bundesrat tomorrow." He also announced that the Union parliamentary group will request an extension of the "epidemic situation" in the Bundestag. "That would be the best that would be the most securable."

Heil warns about blockades

Minister of Labor Hubertus Heil (SPD) had warned against a blockade against the new Infection Protection Act. "It's not the time for party political games. Today in the Bundestag and also in the Prime Minister Conference, all responsibility bear that Democrats are that the right thing is done now, "said the SPD politician in ZDF. Other countries like Italy would have a much higher vaccine and therefore would be better through the fourth wave. "So today no small checkered dispute, no blockages, but doing the right thing," says Heil.

Laumann appeals in the state parliament: "Let God's will be vaccinated" .
State Health Minister Karl-Josef Laumann (CDU) has informed Parliament on the updated Corona protection regulation and the current coronalage. The situation in the North Rhine-Westphalia hospitals is very tense according to the words of Health Ministers. © Picture Alliance / DPA Karl-Josef Laumann (CDU), Health Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia, during a meeting in the NRW Landtag.

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