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Coronavirus: are vitamins a remedy for Covid-19? The fact check

Coronavirus: are vitamins a remedy for Covid-19? The fact check

The corona virus spreads rumors and half-truths about where the pathogen is supposed to come from, how it can be fought or why it is actually harmless. Which of these is true? What is wrong? What is even dangerous? DER SPIEGEL takes up widespread theses and gets to the bottom of them. This episode deals […]

Coronavirus News on Friday: The most important developments regarding Sars-CoV-2 and Covid-19

Coronavirus News on Friday: The most important developments regarding Sars-CoV-2 and Covid-19

This article is updated continuously. Don’t miss anything: Subscribe to our for the latest developments and the most important background information Coronavirus newsletter. Erdogan introduces mandatory masks in public places and supermarkets 7.30 p.m .: Turkey is taking further measures against the epidemic: From midnight, vehicles in 31 cities are no longer allowed to enter […]

Corona virus was able to infect cats in laboratory tests in China, but dogs were not

Corona virus was able to infect cats in laboratory tests in China, but dogs were not

Chinese researchers have reported that cats were infected with the corona virus under laboratory conditions. There are also indications that an infected animal has passed the virus on to a healthy cat via droplet infection. In contrast, the virus was poor in dogs. In pigs, chickens and ducks not at all, the study says on […]

Coronavirus: People with no symptoms could cause half of the corona infections

Coronavirus: People with no symptoms could cause half of the corona infections

She felt healthy, but a few days later her colleague started to cough. Without knowing it, a business traveler from China brought the corona virus to Germany in late January. The special thing about the case: The woman had passed on the pathogen before she became ill herself. The first symptoms only appeared on their […]

Coronavirus: More than a million people infected worldwide

Coronavirus: More than a million people infected worldwide

The number of coronavirus infections worldwide has risen to more than one million. That goes from numbers of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. According to this, a total of more than 50,000 people died from the lung disease Covid-19 caused by the virus. Most people are infected in the United States, more than 230,000, according […]

Corona mouthguard: wear or not wear?

Corona mouthguard: wear or not wear?

How do you get infected with the new corona virus? The Robert Koch Institute assumes thisthat the main transmission path for the coronavirus is droplet infection. As with normal flu (influenza), the coronavirus spreads via small droplets and aerosols. The latter remain in the air longer than the heavy droplets that fall to the ground […]

NASA job advertisement: More than 12,000 men and women want to become astronauts

NASA job advertisement: More than 12,000 men and women want to become astronauts

The application deadline expired at the end of March – and Nasa really cannot complain about a lack of interest: More than 12,000 people applied to be astronauts after a tender to the US space agency. The applications came from all 50 states in the United States, announced the NASA. They would now be examined […]

Coronavirus News on Thursday: The most important developments regarding Sars-CoV-2 and Covid-19

Coronavirus News on Thursday: The most important developments regarding Sars-CoV-2 and Covid-19

This article is updated continuously. Don’t miss anything: Subscribe to our for the latest developments and the most important background information Coronavirus newsletter. According to Environment Minister Schulze, corona crisis does not help the earth’s climate 1:35 am: The before and after shots from China and Venice, for example, were quite impressive. Suddenly the smog […]

Coronavirus: WHO chief worried about increase in victim numbers

Coronavirus: WHO chief worried about increase in victim numbers

The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed concern about the “rapid escalation and global spread” of the coronavirus pandemic. The death toll worldwide has more than doubled within a week, said WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. In the coming days, the number of infections is expected to rise to one million and the death toll […]

Coronavirus News on Wednesday: The most important developments regarding Sars-CoV-2 and Covid-19

Coronavirus News on Wednesday: The most important developments regarding Sars-CoV-2 and Covid-19

This article is updated continuously. Don’t miss anything: Subscribe to our for the latest developments and the most important background information Coronavirus newsletter. European Medicines Agency warns against the use of malaria drugs 7:29 pm: The European Medicines Agency (EMA) warns against treating corona patients with the malaria drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine. The two drugs […]