Coronavirus digest: US ramps up vaccinations as Fauci refutes Trump’s prognosis
10 January 2021 | 1:48 pm
Dr. Fauci said that Joe Biden's pledge to administer 100 million shots of the vaccine within his first 100 days in office is achievable. After a slow start, the US is ramping up its program. Follow DW for the latest.
9 Jan 2022
Former White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter talks to DW’s Brent Goff on “The Day” about former Trump advisor Steve Bannon’s refusal to testify before a Congressional committee investigating the January 6th attack on the US Capitol. Painter says a special prosecutor should look into the entire Trump White House’s role in the events, including investigating the former president himself.
14 Jan 2022
Coronavirus shutdowns are ending across Africa. Officials don't view severe curbs as a suitable tool for containing the spread. Vaccinations alone won't cut it. Now, Africans are seeking a way to live with the virus.
20 Jan 2022
Health officials are worried the sheer number of new infections will once again overwhelm the Himalayan country's fragile health care system.
2 Feb 2022
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15 Feb 2022
The tennis star is prepared to miss the French Open, Wimbledon and any tournament if they require jabs. He told the BBC that he is not against vaccines but wants "the freedom to choose what you put into your body."
20 Feb 2022
Buckingham Palace has announced that Queen Elizabeth has tested positive for COVID-19
3 Mar 2022
A US House committee says former President Trump engaged in a "criminal conspiracy." The claim outlined an attempt to prevent the certification of Biden's win.
8 Mar 2022
More than 6 million people around the world have died from COVID-related causes, according to the US Johns Hopkins University. Meanwhile, Hong Kong is struggling with a surge in cases.
26 Mar 2022
The omicron variant is driving case numbers in parts of China to levels not seen since coronavirus first emerged. But keeping case numbers at near zero means continued disruptions and lockdowns.
3 Apr 2022
A federal judge has found it "more likely than not" that Donald Trump illegally tried to overturn the 2020 presidential election. The judge ordered John Eastman, a Trump lawyer, to turn over emails to investigators.
3 Apr 2022
Even as it said Germany likely passed the peak of omicron infections, the Robert Koch Institute warned coronavirus cases remained high. Despite this, the country is considering relaxing quarantine rules.
9 Apr 2022
Most people in Germany support the government's coronavirus policies. But a small, yet vocal, minority rejects vaccinations, masks and distancing rules — and denies the existence of the virus. The conflict has changed Germany's social climate.
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A US appeals court dismissed the bankruptcy effort by a unit of pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson. They sought bankruptcy protection after facing 40,000 lawsuits over cancer-causing talc.
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A South African judge presiding over Jacob Zuma's arms corruption trial recused himself on Monday, in a move likely to add further delay in an affair already dating back more than two decades.
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Germany has decided to supply battle tanks to Ukraine. International law experts are now debating whether this makes Germany a "war party."
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At one university residency south of Paris, students are living among cockroaches, mould and in overall unhygienic conditions, despite studying at some of France's top universities. The CROUS of Versailles, a state-run agency, offers financial aid and affordable housing to students, but some of the accommodation it provides is barely fit for purpose.
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Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, who was responsible for the weapon that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, has also been charged. Baldwin has called the death was a "tragic accident."