Fighting the pandemic could become a battle against debt, as lockdowns continue to halt the flow of cash to workers and companies. Governments have had to step in, raising public debt.
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The coronavirus has raged for a year now and there seems to be no end in sight. Germany is no longer considered as an example of good pandemic management. But the worst could still be to come, says Rosalia Romaniec.
At the World Economic Forum, the WHO Special Envoy to Africa has said the continent cannot count on having doses of the COVID-19 vaccine soon. One German CEO suggests letting companies vaccinate their global workforce.
The EU is considering imposing more travel restrictions to try and curb the coronavirus. Even more? This is taking action just so you're seen to be doing something, says DW's Bernd Riegert.
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