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Corona virus: What can the fabric masks of textile companies like Trigema do?

Corona virus: What can the fabric masks of textile companies like Trigema do?

It’s been a tough day in Großröhrsdorf. “I’ve never seen anything like it,” says Grit Hartmann. “We are currently receiving orders that have not been received here in the past 30 years.” Hartmann is the managing director of Kunath Textilien, which with around 60 employees manufactures and sells workwear for medical and nursing staff, among […]

Show your cell phone data - DER SPIEGEL

Show your cell phone data – DER SPIEGEL

Dear reader, Probably never in the past decades has such a massive restriction of freedom been accepted as without complaint as in these weeks. But the lack of outcry speaks for the Germans: word has apparently got around that the coronavirus can only be dealt with by strictly reducing the number of contacts, so the […]

Chloroquine: what can Donald Trump's malaria drug do?

Chloroquine: what can Donald Trump’s malaria drug do?

“Hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin taken together have a real chance of being one of the greatest breakthroughs in medical history. (…) Hopefully they will both be used immediately. People die, act quickly and God bless everyone.” The lines come from the President of the United States, Donald Trump. He had announced a few days earlier that […]

South of the Arctic Circle: ice strips in front of Hokkaido

South of the Arctic Circle: ice strips in front of Hokkaido

At first glance, this new NASA image from space has striking similarities to the famous painting “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” by the Japanese painter Katsushika Hokusai. The picture was actually taken by a satellite near the Japanese coast in mid-March. The picture is of drift ice in the Sea of ​​Okhotsk – a marginal […]

Coronavirus News on Monday - the most important developments regarding Sars-CoV-2 and Covid-19

Coronavirus News on Monday – the most important developments regarding Sars-CoV-2 and Covid-19

This article is updated continuously. Abe is considering postponing the Olympic Games 1:25 am: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has considered postponing the Summer Olympics for the first time because of the corona crisis. In front of the Tokyo parliament, he said Monday that this could become an option if the games could not be […]

Coronavirus: why are some infections symptomless and others fatal?

Coronavirus: why are some infections symptomless and others fatal?

When a 47-year-old woman came to the hospital in Melbourne, Australia, she felt feverish and exhausted. She had a sore throat, had difficulty breathing, and coughed. Her lungs rattled while breathing, doctors report in the specialist journal “Nature Medicine”. The woman was one of the first patients in Australia to be infected with the novel […]

Coronavirus News on Saturday - the most important developments regarding Sars-CoV-2 and Covid-19

Coronavirus News on Saturday – the most important developments regarding Sars-CoV-2 and Covid-19

This article is updated continuously Yosemite National Park closes due to corona virus 07:59: The Yosemite National Park in the US state of California has been closed to visitors due to the corona crisis. Until further notice, only employees would have access, said the park administration. Yosemite National Park is one of the most visited […]

St. Antonius Hospital in Eschweiler: Clinic in crisis mode

St. Antonius Hospital in Eschweiler: Clinic in crisis mode

“Every morning, Uwe Janssens, chief physician of the Clinic for Internal Medicine and Internal Intensive Care Medicine, presents the latest figures on the coronavirus pandemic. On this day, he shows the results of a study from China in which two methods of detection were compared: the throat swab, in which the Sars-CoV-2 is used to […]

Germany and the pandemic - say what is. THE SPIEGEL podcast

Germany and the pandemic – say what is. THE SPIEGEL podcast

What is the status of medical research? What problems does the economy have to solve? And how well do people get along in the home office? Answers in the SPIEGEL podcast (48:32). Source link

Coronavirus: The dangerous misinformation of Wolfgang Wodarg

Coronavirus: The dangerous misinformation of Wolfgang Wodarg

When nonsense circulates, journalists are in a bind. Should they correct the misinformation and thus offer the author a platform? Or should they just ignore the nonsense? In the case of Wolfgang Wodarg, the latter is unfortunately no longer an option. Wodarg can show expertise – and its content is probably taken more seriously than […]