Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Germany eyes voluntary COVID-19 vaccine by mid-2021

Germany aims to reach herd immunity through a voluntary coronavirus vaccine expected to be widely available by mid-2021, the health minister said Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Germany extends virus travel warning for beyond EU

The German government said Wednesday it was extending a travel warning for countries outside the European Union until September 14 over ongoing concerns linked to the coronavirus pandemic.

Medical economics

German vaccine maker CureVac surges almost 250% in Nasdaq debut

Shares of German biotech company CureVac, which is developing a leading coronavirus vaccine candidate, rocketed Friday in its first day of trading in New York after raising more than $200 million in an initial public offering.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Official: German slaughterhouse virus outbreak untenable

Germany's agriculture minister said Thursday that conditions at a slaughterhouse where hundreds of workers tested positive for COVID-19 were untenable and backed an official investigation into the outbreak.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Germany extends distancing rules to end of June

Germany has extended social distancing rules aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus epidemic to June 29, Chancellor Angela Merkel's government said on Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO-recommended disinfectants are effective against novel coronavirus

When used correctly, both alcohol-based hand disinfectants recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) are effective against the novel coronavirus Sars-Cov-2, as confirmed by an international research team headed by ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

German biotech firm denies Trump vaccine offer

A German biotech firm on Monday flatly denied newspaper reports that US president Donald Trump had offered to pay for exclusive rights to a coronavirus vaccine.

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