Coronavirus: Angela Merkel backs short national lockdown
10 April 2021 | 4:19 pm
Chancellor Angela Merkel is in favor of a "short uniform lockdown" to rein in spread of the coronavirus. A spokesman for the chancellor noted that Germany's health care system is under growing pressure.
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