Could the super-sensitive noses of our four-legged friends be the answer to curbing the spread of the coronavirus? Germany has launched a program to train sniffer dogs to identify infections even before symptoms appear.
Researchers in Germany have found that army sniffer dogs can discern between samples from coronavirus-infected and healthy patients. So high is the level of accuracy, they hope this can be used in real-life scenarios.
The number of COVID-19 infections is rising in the EU. Though it is difficult to make precise comparisons among member states, researchers can see some clear patterns.
The Coronavirus pandemic has not just laid bare the limits of our health systems, it has also changed the fabric of society. A new study by Germany's Bertelsmann Foundation takes a closer look.
Germany's Health and Interior Ministries have agreed that Spain — excluding the Canary Islands — is now a high-risk area due to a surge in cases. Find out more about other key developments.
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