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    Where pregnant immigrant girls in Germany can find help

    For pregnant immigrant girls in Germany (or asylum seekers), knowing that they are expecting a child can make their life in a new country even more stressful. However, the German state and a variety of charities offer support to expectant mothers. When pregnant in a foreign country it remains paramount that you seek out the […] More

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    Coronavirus: April records lowest increase in cases

    Coronavirus cases in Germany registered their smallest increase this month, data showed a sign the infection curve in Germany may be flattening. The daily increase of 2,402, or 1.9%, to 127,854, based on figures from Johns Hopkins University, comes after German Health Minister Jens Spahn told Bild TV that the focus could shift to easing restrictions on […] More

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    Coronavirus: Vaccine might be size of a skin patch

    The vaccine for the novel coronavirus might be as simple as a patch that is the size of a finger-tip. University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the pandemic. Thanks to 400 micro punctures delivered by very thin needles placed on a 1.5 cm wide […] More

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    Coronavirus: First vaccine to be tested on 29 year old from Seattle.

    Ian Haydon is the first person to volunteer to get tested for the coronavirus vaccine on the 8th of April 2020. Haydon was the first of 45 test subject that had volunteered for this action. Ian is a 29 year old communication specialist at the University of Washington. He last week he signed a 20 […] More

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    Coronavirus: Germany converts stadium to health centre

    In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Germany has converted their largest football field into a treatment centre. The Borussia Dortmund football team confirmed in a statement that it will convert its Westphalon/Signal Iduna Park Stadium to a centre for treating people living with the coronavirus starting April 4th. The stadium, the largest in German […] More

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    COVID-19: Germany introduces new quarantine laws

    Germany has introduced new quarantine regulation that will be effective from April 10th 2020 to curb the spread of COVID-19. The regulations require that all those returning to Germany from abroad will have to submit a mandatory two-week quarantine after arriving in the country. According to dpa, the new regulations should take effect from April […] More

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    Coronavirus: Germany to make masks compulsory

    Germans are calling on the government to make the wearing of masks compulsory to help counter the spread of the novel coronavirus. Regional officials in Germany are urging the federal government to introduce the rule that has already been enforced in neighbouring Austria that demands that shoppers cover their mouths and noses in supermarkets. The […] More

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    Coronavirus: German city makes it obligatory to wear masks

    The city of Jena in eastern Germany has decided to make people wear face masks when shopping or traveling on public transport, stepping up efforts to curb coronavirus contagion. Jena becomes the first city in the country to introduce the measure. States around Germany haven been heeding directive from the government to shut down public […] More

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    Coronavirus: Angela Merkel extends social distancing rules

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that Germany would be extending its social distancing measures throughout the end of the Easter holiday break. This was decided after a call with state leaders that approved of the action.  The extension, which now keeps the restrictions in place until at least April 19, was agreed during a conference […] More

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    Obama criticizes Trump’s handling of coronavirus pandemic

    Barack Obama, former US President has criticised President Donald Trump’s way of handling the coronavirus crisis. Without mentioning President Trump, Mr Obama tweeted: “We’ve seen all too terribly the consequences of those who denied warnings of a pandemic. We can’t afford any more consequences of climate denial. All of us, especially young people, have to […] More

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    Coronavirus: Cameroonians defy prayer restrictions

    Muslims in Cameroon have chosen to defy prayer restrictions set by the government to curb the novel coronavirus. Muslims are protesting government restrictions on prayer attendance at mosques, imposed to reduce the spread of coronavirus, which has so far been confirmed in 92 people in less than a month. When questioned, the Muslims said the […] More

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    Coronavirus: actors Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate to hospitals

    Actors Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively, who recently gave $1 million to food banks, have made another large donation amid the coronavirus pandemic. The couple personally donated $100,000 each to the four hardest hit hospitals, including Elmhurst, NYU Hospital, Mount Sinai, and Northern Westchester The couple donated $400,000 total to four New York hospitals. She […] More

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