Corona pandemic: Indonesia vaccinates the younger ones first

Indonesia plans to vaccinate two thirds of its 270 million residents over the next 15 months. Unlike in the rest of the world, however, the younger ones between the ages of 18 and 59 should be vaccinated first. By Lena Bodewein, ARD Studio Singapore With a smile, Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo rolls up his sleeve […]

CDU leader Kramp-Karrenbauer: The powerless

With the election of the new party leader on Saturday, Kramp-Karrenbauer’s hapless time at the top of the CDU ends. The Saarland woman managed to pacify the party – but she was never able to fulfill the wish for a strong leadership. By Kirsten Girschick, ARD capital studio When Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer took up the office […]

Corona pandemic: increased search for mutations

The particularly contagious mutations of the coronavirus are spreading further: the British variant has now been detected in 50 countries. Only a few samples are still being examined in more detail; the EU wants to change that. The EU states want to expand the search for mutations of the corona virus. This was announced by […]

Search for Corona origin: WHO experts arrived in Wuhan

The Chinese leadership had long been blocked. But now experts from the World Health Organization have landed in Wuhan. You want to find out how the coronavirus spread. By Steffen Wurzel, ARD-Studio Shanghai The World Health Organization (WHO) team of experts arrived in Wuhan early this morning with a line machine from Singapore. The team […]

Lack of economic support: the last nail in the coffin for Trump’s business?

It is getting lonely around Trump – also in the economy. Even his former house bank, Deutsche Bank, has turned his back on him. And so it will be difficult for him as a businessman to get back on his feet. By Peter Mücke, ARD-Studio New York Perhaps the hardest shot for passionate golfer Donald […]

US studies: Europe travelers allegedly brought virus to New York

New York has been particularly hard hit by the corona pandemic: More than 6,200 of the 14,800 deaths reported so far in the US were there. Now US studies say travelers from Europe brought the virus to New York. According to studies, the coronavirus brought mainly travelers from Europe and not from Asia to the […]

Covid-19 pandemic: Brazil’s listless fight against Corona

Almost all manufacturers of corona vaccines have tested its effectiveness in Brazil. But the government failed to secure marketable vaccines. President Bolsonaro shows no interest in strategy. By Peter Sonnenberg, SWR Julio Barbosa is sure he wasn’t given a placebo. He is a test subject for BioNTech and Pfizer and has heard that the effectiveness […]

Virus pandemic: vaccination dispute and many new corona cases

The corona vaccine procurement continues to cause controversy in the government: The Union accuses the SPD of “election campaigns”, the Social Democrats warn of “distrust”. The RKI reports more than 24,000 new infections. More than 24,000 new corona infections and 1083 new deaths – the corona pandemic remains the dominant topic in Germany. The EU […]

Corona crisis: More than 200,000 corona deaths in Brazil

Not only in Brazil, but in all of South America, the number of corona cases is rising again. While the region was important for vaccine research, people now have to wait for the vaccinations. By Anne Herrberg, ARD Studio Buenos Aires Jair Bolsonaro jumps from a boat into the water, paws, accompanied by bodyguards, to […]

New Corona variant: BioNTech vaccine effective against mutation

According to a study, the BioNTech vaccine is also said to protect against the coronavirus mutation that is rampant in the UK. It is considered particularly contagious. The vaccine is also effective against 15 other variants, explain researchers. According to a new study, the corona vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer also protects against a […]