One in five new COVID cases around the world are in the United States. Despite hard lessons in the spring and restrictions over the summer, infections are rising steadily.
Most countries are reporting more and more new COVID-19 cases every day, and data for the global picture shows that the pandemic is far from over. DW's weekly statistics update.
A long-awaited coronavirus vaccines are about to be approved and distribution might start soon in Germany and other European nations. But major distribution challenges will leave poorer nations waiting longer.
The German chancellor has called for greater efforts in securing an affordable vaccine across the globe. Despite a pledge made by G20 leaders, she said she was still concerned that no formal agreements have been struck.
After testing positive, Sigrid Straub had a severe case of Covid-19, ended up in intensive care, required a tracheotomy and was put on a ventilator. She didn't think she would make it.
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