Coronavirus infections are spiking in Germany. More and more areas are categorized as risk areas — dealing a blow to bars and restaurants. Owners are fearing for their survival, especially in big cities, like Frankfurt.
It will take until 2022 to vaccinate all of Germany's population, the head of the country's vaccine panel said. Meanwhile, Britain became the first country to approve a vaccine. DW rounds up the latest developments.
Nine months after the global coronavirus pandemic was declared, the first vaccines are about to appear on the market. Who should receive the early doses?
Germany's COVID restrictions will be extended at least until January 10, Chancellor Angela Merkel announced following talks with the country's 16 state leaders. "Generally things will remain as they are now," she said.
The German government is paying compensation to companies that are losing revenue due to the current coronavirus lockdown. But federal ministers warn that support can't continue indefinitely.
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