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German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach has expressed cautious optimism despite concerns that the daily caseload will soon reach 400,000. Meanwhile, Pope Francis rails against COVID misinformation. Follow DW for more.
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The singer is pulling her songs from streaming service Spotify over COVID disinformation it has helped spread. She said the lies it was airing were "costing people their lives."
Some countries are reporting more new coronavirus infections compared with the previous two weeks. Global data trends show that the pandemic isn't over yet. DW sums up the current situation in three charts.
DW spoke with a nurse who works in a COVID ward, but says she won't get vaccinated — whatever the risk.
A new subtype of the omicron coronavirus variant is spreading in Denmark, the UK, India, Sweden and many other countries. The exact impact of the genome mutations is still unclear.
The EU's infectious disease agency has said that a third jab could prevent hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations across the bloc. Meanwhile, Germany saw a record number of cases in one day. All the latest on DW.
Doctors are preparing for a surge in infections as the omicron variant threatens to overwhelm local hospitals.
The UK Prime Minister faced derision in Parliament over a string of parties at his Downing Street offices during COVID lockdowns. With police now investigating, the findings of an internal inquiry are also imminent.
With omicron driving up cases, German MPs have debated compulsory COVID-19 vaccinations. Many lawmakers hope a mandate will boost the vaccination rate, while others want to bin the idea.
Although infections are soaring, Austria says it will end a lockdown specifically for the unvaccinated. Meanwhile, more cases have been announced in Beijing ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics. Follow DW for more.
The ship will follow strict protocols, avoiding any contact with locals to prevent an outbreak. The Pacific Island nation needs urgent relief after a recent volcanic eruption and devastating tsunami.
The spread of omicron has prompted worries that the pandemic is out of control in Israel.
Tianjin has begun mass testing after detecting 20 infections, including at least two cases of the omicron variant.
New studies show how a COVID-19 infection changes the timeline and likelihood of getting pregnant.
There's nothing indicating any wide-scale trends or delayed-term effects for any of the approved COVID vaccines.
Many people cite bad long-term effects of COVID vaccines as a reason for not being inoculated. Are their fears founded?
Some people are getting sick with COVID-19, despite being fully vaccinated. Does that mean the vaccines aren't working?
For many patients experiencing long term COVID symptoms, support from doctors or loved ones is not guaranteed.
Scientists see potential for messenger RNA in medicine beyond COVID-19 vaccines. Could mRNA malaria vaccines be next?
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