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4 Dec
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.
4 Dec
Some German politicians insist a COVID-19 vaccine mandate would divide society. Others argue it would be unconstitutional. Ines Eisele believes these are weak arguments and an excuse to do nothing.
7 Aug
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."
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.
15 Feb 2021
Russia's COVID-19 infections have been falling since the end of December and restrictions in the country have been loosened. In Moscow, free shots of the country's Sputnik V jab come with a helping of ice cream.
15 Feb 2021
South Africa has put its rollout of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine on hold after a study showed "disappointing" results against its new Covid variant.
19 Jan 2021
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5 Jan 2021
South Africa, the first African nation to top one million Covid-19 cases, had been hoping to get its hands on vaccinations to roll out a campaign from next month. But those plans are in jeopardy as concerns grow that the Covid-19 variant currently driving the country's second wave may not respond to available inoculations.
28 Dec 2020
Businesses at Tel Aviv's Carmel Market close down as Israel begins its third coronavirus lockdown. After a sharp resurgence of detected infections, the government announced three days ago that it would re-impose the strict measures that had previously helped limit transmission.
23 Dec 2020
12 Dec 2020
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2 Mar 2020
Measles vaccinations are now required to register in German schools. Parents can be fined thousands of euros if they violate the law.

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