Corona worldwide: more than 8500 new infections in Israel – politics

The number of new corona infections reported daily in Israel has skyrocketed to more than 8,500. The Ministry of Health recorded 8,646 new cases on Tuesday for the previous day, the highest since late January. In the past few days, the numbers had been below 6,000. The number of seriously ill rose to 559. This … Read more

In delta wave calls after the third vaccination get louder

Vaccines The European Union has already placed substantial orders with the manufacturers Biontech / Pfizer and Moderna. (Photo: AP) Düsseldorf, Denver, Berlin, Tel Aviv Vaccinated people who nevertheless become infected with Covid in the delta wave are fueling the discussion about a third Covid vaccination. The federal government relies on the booster shot to get … Read more

Fighting new pandemics costs $ 15 billion a year

Venice The fact that the scientists and financial experts are presenting their pandemic report now in Venice of all times is due to chance. But it is also a warning symbol: the incidence figures in Italy have been rising daily for a good week, and for the first time since the end of June the … Read more

The healthcare system must be epidemic-proof (and up-to-date)

Production of flu vaccine with the help of chicken eggs in the VEB Sächsisches Serumwerk Dresden Photo: imago images / Ulrich Hässler The current pandemic is not the first in modern times. In the late 1960s, the so-called Hong Kong flu spread around the world. The GDR then developed a concept to contain the pandemic. … Read more

A rapid serological test to optimize vaccination

Rapid serological tests, called Trod, will be tested in June in vaccination centers. They will make it possible to know whether or not the patient needs two doses of the vaccine. In order to distribute the vaccine doses as well as possible, and while access to the latter will be further extended to adolescents aged … Read more

Corona current: Incidence drops significantly – politics

The health authorities in Germany reported 3165 new corona infections to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) within one day. A week ago the value was 7,380 infections. The RKI gave the seven-day incidence on Friday morning nationwide as 29.7 (previous day: 34.1; previous week: 39.8). According to the information, 86 new deaths were recorded across … Read more