Opinion: Mandatory vaccinations won’t help now
04 December 2021 | 2:55 pm
Even if mandatory vaccinations are deemed legal and the unvaccinated show up for their shots, requiring everyone to get vaccinated won't solve Germany's COVID crisis. We need another lockdown, writes DW's Joscha Weber.
17 May 2021
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20 May 2021
France and all the EU have justified fears of being affected by African countries' economic challenges. Fair cooperation will address those fears and benefit both Europe and Africa, writes DW's Harrison Mwilima.
24 May 2021
Ethics have always been absent in Indian society. To prevent another humanitarian crisis, it must address that fundamental problem, writes Ankita Mukhopadhyay.
25 Jun 2021
The US Centers for Disease Control and prevention have confirmed that myocarditis and pericarditis can occur after mRNA vaccination in young people. But the cases are rare. Medical experts still recommend the shots.
4 Jul 2021
President Samia Suluhu Hassan has charted her own course since the death of John Magufuli. But Tanzania still operates under her predecessor's directives. Tanzanians are eager for a new path, DW's Sylvia Mwehozi writes.
18 Jul 2021
Some 23 million children did not receive essential vaccines last year, as health services struggled worldwide with COVID-19. It marks the highest number in over a decade, according to UN data.
22 Jul 2021
People demonstrate in Athens against plans to make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for all health workers and retirement home employees, with police using tear gas and water cannon to disperse some protesters.
28 Jul 2021
Small-scale farmers can play a crucial role in creating sustainable food systems. But more investment is needed, writes Sabrina Elba, UN Goodwill Ambassador for the International Fund for Agricultural Development.
7 Aug 2021
The health ministers of German states will push ahead with recommending jabs for teenagers despite their disagreement. One medical official has called it an "election campaign blunder."
6 Aug 2021
Even though vaccination rates are speeding in the US, so is the spread of the delta variant — prompting officials to reinstate some COVID restrictions previously lifted.
14 Aug 2021
The international community must change its course in Afghanistan and stand by the people of the country to preserve the fragile progress that has been made over the past two decades and avoid even greater tragedy.
21 Aug 2021
Europe has long been ignoring the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan. But now that the Taliban has seized power, some Western countries act stunned. This hypocrisy must stop, says DW's Waslat Hasrat-Nazimi.
4 hours ago
Official results have yet to be announced, but the two leading candidates are running neck and neck in results tallied by local media. Disappointingly, Tuesday's election witnessed a low voter turnout compared with 2017.
5 hours ago
A deadly fire at Cuba's main oil terminal Matanzas is still burning days after one of its gas tanks was struck by lightning. Mexico and Venezuela have deployed teams to help contain the blaze.
6 hours ago
Footage circulating on social media shows black smoke rising in the area of a Russian military air base in Crimea. Meanwhile, Russian oil transit has been reportedly halted to three EU countries.
6 hours ago
Serena Williams delivered an impressive physical performance in challenging conditions to return to winning ways at the Toronto Open on Monday and then said she can see the light at the end of the tennis tunnel in her career. Williams was forced to dig deep during her 6-3 6-4 first-round victory over Spain's Nuria Parrizas Diaz that saw the two women exchange blasts from the baseline in sweltering conditions on a hot and humid centre court.
7 hours ago
The leaders of Estonia and Finland have called for European nations to stop issuing tourist visas to Russians. Both nations are being used as a route for Russian tourists seeking to skirt an EU ban on air travel.
7 hours ago
Stacks of hairy yams line a market in Ibadan, Nigeria, where traders haggle over quality and price before loading them into cars for the last mile to consumers. Nearby, a man navigates heavy traffic with a hand cart piled high with the tubers. Yams - pounded into paste, ground into flour, boiled or fried – provide sustenance and livelihoods across West Africa.