Changing conversation about Covid: What to do when Big Tech spreads misinformation?
03 February 2022 | 1:31 pm
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Boris Johnson announces in the House of Commons on Wednesday Jan 19, 2022 that all Covid measures introduced to combat the Omicron variant – compulsory mask-wearing on public transport and in shops, guidance to work from home and vaccine certificates – will end from 00:01 27 January.
Germany is planning to impose mandatory coronavirus vaccinations. Thousands of people have gone to the streets to show their disapproval, but the government says the country is not divided. DW correspondent Thomas Sparrow discusses.
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