Germany Records Highest Daily COVID-19 Cases Since April

Germany has recorded 1,707 new cases of the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the highest daily toll since April, official figures showed Thursday. Germany has fared better than many European neighbours in suppressing the virus so far but like elsewhere, the number of cases has jumped significantly over the summer holidays. Much of the… Continue reading Germany Records Highest Daily COVID-19 Cases Since April

US To Withdraw 12,000 Troops From Germany

The United States will slash its military presence in Germany by 11,900 troops in what the Pentagon on Wednesday called a “strategic” repositioning, but President Donald Trump said was to punish Berlin for its weak defense spending. US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that the Pentagon will be sending home about 6,400 of its military… Continue reading US To Withdraw 12,000 Troops From Germany

Senators Move To Limit U.S. Troop Withdrawal From Germany

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators announced a move to limit President Donald Trump’s ability to withdraw troops from Germany by restricting taxpayer dollars. The six senators, including influential Republicans Lindsey Graham and Marco Rubio, announced an amendment to the national defence spending legislation (NDAA) for fiscal year 2021 that would limit the use of funds for… Continue reading Senators Move To Limit U.S. Troop Withdrawal From Germany

Germany Announces Fresh Lockdown As COVID-19 Infections Soar

Germany has announced a fresh coronavirus lockdown in its most populous state after an explosion in infections. More than 1,500 people have tested positive for the virus at the Toennies slaughterhouse in Rheda-Wiedenbrueck. Thousands have been put under a quarantine to try to halt the outbreak. The infections were all linked to an abattoir. The… Continue reading Germany Announces Fresh Lockdown As COVID-19 Infections Soar

Germany’s CureVac Expects Results Of Vaccine Trial In Two Months

Lead Scientist Peter Kremsner, says the first results of a coronavirus vaccine clinical trial conducted by German biopharmaceutical company CureVac will be available within two months. The trial, which started at the University of Tuebingen on Thursday, includes more than 100 voluntary test subjects aged between 18 and 60 and will ascertain the human body’s… Continue reading Germany’s CureVac Expects Results Of Vaccine Trial In Two Months

Germany Kits Enforcement Agents With PPEs

The German Mission in Nigeria on Monday donated personal protective equipment worth €300,000 to security agents in the country as part of collective measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic. The equipment and consumables include hand sanitisers, disposable overalls, sanitising spray, N95 face masks, handheld digital infra-red temperature readers, and disposable hand gloves. At an event… Continue reading Germany Kits Enforcement Agents With PPEs

Germany’s Coronavirus Tracing App Goes Live

”Corona-Warn-App”, a German application for coronavirus contact tracing went live on Tuesday and available to download. The app will be officially presented in Berlin by the government, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) – the official disease control body – and the companies involved later on Tuesday morning. According to the government’s spokesman, Steffen Seibert said… Continue reading Germany’s Coronavirus Tracing App Goes Live