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World Angela Merkel Sees Increased Urgency in Fight Against Pandemic

13:26  24 october  2020
13:26  24 october  2020 Source:   bloomberg.com

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 Irritable mood at the Corona meeting: Why an agreement between the countries is so difficult Chancellor Merkel is sitting in the Chancellery with the 16 prime ministers. Curbing the federal corona dispute is dragging on. © Photo: dpa / Michael Kappeler / Pool Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) On the day that is supposed to make history, Armin Laschet is everywhere early in the morning. “It can be possible that we can experience Christmas without a lockdown”, the North Rhine-Westphalian Prime Minister promises the viewers of the RTL “early start”.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that "lies and disinformation" have emerged during the coronavirus pandemic and warned against allowing hatred "We have seen lies and disinformation, and that is no way to fight the pandemic ," she said yesterday at the European Parliament in Brussels.

Angela Merkel started the year as a lame duck. Her succession plan had collapsed and her party was losing ground to the fringes. The speech was a hit. Merkel , a pastor's daughter with a doctorate in quantum chemistry, presented the grim facts of the pandemic while also offering a dose of compassion.

(Bloomberg) -- Chancellor Angela Merkel said the Covid-19 pandemic has worsened in Germany over the past week and renewed calls for people to reduce contact with others, avoid travel and follow hygiene rules.

a group of people that are standing in the airport: Morning rush hour commuters wearing protective face walk along a passageway at Nuremberg central railway station in Nuremburg, Germany, on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s top health official ruled out a second nationwide lockdown even as he warned Germany risks losing control over a resurgent pandemic with a record number of new cases. © Bloomberg Morning rush hour commuters wearing protective face walk along a passageway at Nuremberg central railway station in Nuremburg, Germany, on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s top health official ruled out a second nationwide lockdown even as he warned Germany risks losing control over a resurgent pandemic with a record number of new cases.

There’s increasing urgency because in a growing number of regions health authorities are struggling to track down infection chains, Merkel said in her weekly podcast on Saturday.

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“We’re not powerless against the virus,” she said. “Our behavior decides how strong and how fast it spreads.”

Europe’s largest economy and other countries from the U.K. to France and Spain are wrestling with surging coronavirus cases. Authorities have imposed curfews in major cities like Paris and Madrid and are urging citizens to adhere to social distancing and hygiene rules.

a group of people that are standing in the airport: Morning rush hour commuters wearing protective face walk along a passageway at Nuremberg central railway station in Nuremburg, Germany, on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s top health official ruled out a second nationwide lockdown even as he warned Germany risks losing control over a resurgent pandemic with a record number of new cases. © Bloomberg Morning rush hour commuters wearing protective face walk along a passageway at Nuremberg central railway station in Nuremburg, Germany, on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s top health official ruled out a second nationwide lockdown even as he warned Germany risks losing control over a resurgent pandemic with a record number of new cases.

German Health Minister Jens Spahn tested positive for Covid-19 this week, adding to the growing list of politicians worldwide who have had the virus. In neighboring Poland, President Andrzej Duda tested positive on Saturday.

Pandemic fight: "Hard but short" Corona brake: Merkel wants to convince the countries of this plan

 Pandemic fight: At the switching conference scheduled for Wednesday, the Chancellor wants to take a tough line towards the Prime Minister. The measures taken so far do not go far enough for her. © dpa For the Federal Chancellor, the previous bans and regulations of the federal states should not go far enough.

ANGELA Merkel has admitted coronavirus will prove a difficult issue for the European Union to overcome for the foreseeable future. "This is true in the field of climate, in the field of trade, and also currently on the question of the role of international organisations in the fight against the pandemic .

(CNN) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said "there is work to be done" in Germany to face up to the dark forces that are finding mainstream support That the forecasted far-right surge in last week's European elections didn't happen was largely attributed to increased support for pro-European Union

Germany exceeded 10,000 deaths on Saturday, according to Johns Hopkins University. A total of 10,008 people have died in the country related to Covid-19, up from 9,960 a day earlier. Coronavirus cases rose to 426,110 on Saturday from 403,874 the day before.

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