New coronavirus infections are accelerating around the world. Health officials say it's too soon to assume mortality rates won't tick up alongside case counts. What can the figures tell us about the best way to respond?
Belgium has recorded a steep rise in coronavirus infections. The government has ordered bars and restaurants to close, and urged people to wear face masks and work from home. Hospital workers say they're overwhelmed.
Coronavirus infections have been surging in many European countries — including all of Germany's neighbors. Some could lose control of the situation. What countermeasures are being taken?
Australia's second-largest city has lifted most of its restrictions on the same day as several European states reintroduced stricter regimes. Meanwhile, the known global caseload has hit 40 million. Follow DW for more.
Retirement homes in Germany stopped allowing visitors on government orders early this year. Now, better equipment and more experience means residents will be allowed to see loved ones throughout the second COVID-19 wave.
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