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Vaccinations to protect against Covid-19 make sense from the age of twelve

(GermanPolicy.com) – The German Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine has spoken out in favor of looking at the psychosocial problems of twelve to 17 year olds. The Standing Vaccination Commission, which advises the Federal Government, must protect children and adolescents from the possible consequences,…

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Long Covid: a new widespread disease?

(GermanPolicy.com) – The Minister of Health of the Free State of Bavaria and Chairman of the Conference of Health Ministers, Klaus Holetschek (CSU), has commented on the consequences of the post-Covid syndrome. “I see the risk that this so-called post-Covid syndrome will give us aftershocks.”…

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Smartphone Tracking, or Contact Tracing

by Thorsten Koch 6 May 2020 Digital contact tracing creates location trails allowing for a supervising instance to know, in hindsight, whether two people were in proximity at the same time. Many smartphone apps only function when localization is activated. This has certain benefits, and…

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German Corona Summit: Continued Social Distancing, Fewer Restrictions, and Regional Responsibility

by Thorsten Koch 7 May 2020 The Coronavirus, also known as Covid-19, a globally rampant lung disease, has claimed almost 7,000 lives in Germany, by the beginning of May 2020. But the infection rate is down considerably. Germany is steering a risk-adapted strategy to master…

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