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Coronavirus: German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges 'significantly' tougher curbs — reports
5 hours ago
Germans could be facing tougher restrictions soon, following comments by Chancellor Angela Merkel to politicians. There is already a lockdown, but it's not having much impact, official statistics seem to show.
Coronavirus digest: Germany passes 2 million cases
6 hours ago
Chancellor Angela Merkel has reportedly pushed for a "significant" tightening of restrictions to slow the infection rate, with many cases still being recorded every day. Follow DW for the latest.
Coronavirus: India's approval of local vaccines draws criticism
10 hours ago
India's drug regulator's decision to grant emergency use approval to a local vaccine has raised eyebrows as the company developing it has not provided proof of its efficacy.
WHO coronavirus mission to arrive in China on Thursday
Beijing confirmed the arrival this week of a WHO team that will study the origins of the coronavirus pandemic. But details of their investigation or whether they will visit Wuhan remain unclear.
Coronavirus alarm in France after 2,500 attend illegal rave
The party was in direct violation of protocols to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Prosecutors have launched an investigation, which could include charges of harming police.
Coronavirus digest: US surpasses 20 million COVID cases
The US has entered the first days of the new year with bleak figures. With over 20 million cases — the US has about a quarter of all infections recorded worldwide. Follow DW for the latest.
Coronavirus digest: US ramps up vaccinations as Fauci refutes Trump's prognosis
Dr. Fauci said that Joe Biden's pledge to administer 100 million shots of the vaccine within his first 100 days in office is achievable. After a slow start, the US is ramping up its program. Follow DW for the latest.
Coronavirus digest: Scotland to impose strict lockdown
Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon says she is more concerned about the coronavirus situation now that at any other point since March. Meanwhile, the EU is facing criticism for its vaccine rollout. Stay up to date with DW.
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson orders new lockdown for England
As case numbers continue to climb, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has declared a lockdown for England until mid-February. All nonessential shops will be closed, along with schools and universities.
Coronavirus digest: EU to decide on Moderna vaccine
If European Medicines Agency approves the vaccine, it will be the second COVID-19 vaccine to be rolled out across the bloc. Stay up to date with DW.
Coronavirus digest: China reports biggest case surge in 5 months
China's Hebei province is carrying out mass testing drives and has banned public gatherings. China is experiencing its biggest surge in five months. All the latest developments here:
NIMC staff begin strike over fears of COVID-19, Lagos in need of more oxygen – Sanwo-Olu and more
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