1. Skip to content
  2. Skip to main menu
  3. Skip to more DW sites

Reopenings, rectal swabs and Zoom burnout

Gabriel Borrud | Conor Dillon
March 10, 2021

Do Germans have a good case for wanting things to reopen? Or it based more on psychological fatigue and social isolation? Also, does China have any science on its side when it compels (some) people to undergo an anal COVID-19 swab? And, finally, is it just anecdotal, or do Zoom and Skype conferences really have a different — and exhausting — effect on our brains than normal meetings?