Coronavirus digest: US nears 6 million infections
05 September 2020 | 12:05 pm
An ongoing surge of infections in the Midwest has fueled the outbreak in the US, which will soon reach 6 million cases. Doctors in France have warned about the dangers of reopening schools. Follow DW for the latest.
12 Nov 2020
"We are in a critical phase" of the pandemic, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier told DW. He is concerned by the abrasive debate about health measures. There is "hardly a bridge" between supporters and opponents.
17 Jan 2021
Over 90 million people have now been infected by COVID-19, with nations around the world scrambling to vaccinate vulnerable groups and suppress new coronavirus variants. DW has the latest.
13 Jan 2021
Senegal is preparing its vaccine strategy and is rushing to deliver more beds for coronavirus patients as infections soar and a lack of capacity means doctors are only able to admit the most severe cases, health officials said.
25 Jan 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday.
Bitcoin gains over $6,000 aided by Elon Musk's Twitter bio update, Worldwide infections now 101.5m
29 Jan 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
23 Feb 2021
Lawmakers have pushed to accelerate the vaccination of teachers to keep schools open for younger children. The move comes amid rising infections and the threat of a third wave.
11 Mar 2021
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Here are some of the stories to look out for when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Friday.
3 Apr 2021
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged federal states to do more to curb infections during a televised interview. She also suggested additional measures such as curfews to better combat the virus.
1 Apr 2021
France's Emmanuel Macron aims to avoid a third strict and countrywide lockdown. But with new COVID-19 infections skyrocketing, he might have no other choice.
16 Apr 2021
India is recording huge jumps in daily coronavirus infections while facing vaccine and hospital bed shortages. Loosely enforced restrictions are being blamed for fueling the soaring infection rate.
28 May 2021
Along with rising cases of black fungus infections among recovering Indian COVID patients, several cases of more severe white fungus infections are now being reported.
25 Jul 2021
Organizers confirmed at least 10 coronavirus cases linked to the Olympics, with the two infected athletes listed as non-Japanese. Meanwhile, German experts expect a fourth wave by autumn. Follow DW for the latest.
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With a track record for challenging abuses of presidental power, Ketanji Brown Jackson joins a diverse and divided US Supreme Court.
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French President Macron's long talks with Putin to avert war are the subject of analysis and even memes. So, what did they say to each other? A new documentary offers remarkable glimpses into the Elysee's war diplomacy.
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After consolidating its power over Hong Kong, Beijing has used the festivities marking the 25th handover anniversary from British rule to laud the city's "rebirth." Many Hong Kongers do not feel like celebrating.
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The world's biggest electric car maker said on Saturday that it delivered 254,695 vehicles in the April to June period, compared with 310,048 vehicles in the preceding quarter, ending a nearly two-year-long run of record quarterly deliveries.
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Abortion was the subject of debate long before the fundamental right to the procedure was overturned in the United States, of course. DW checks the facts on claims made by opponents and supporters of abortion rights.
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This French Renaissance-style castle would probably have remained largely unknown if it hadn't become home to the secret wife of Louis XIV, Madame de Maintenon. Françoise d'Aubigné – her real name – was a woman of humble origins who is often compared to Cinderella. After Louis secretly married her, the Château de Maintenon underwent numerous transformations as she put her own stamp on it. Meanwhile, the French-style garden was designed by renowned landscape architect André Le Nôtre but was only laid out in 2013.