According to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), 2.161.279 people have tested to be infected with the Covid 19 virus during the corona pandemic in Germany, at this time 241.600 people are infected (as of January 27th). According to the RKI, the total number of vaccinations is 1.921.689 (as of January 26th).
Kathrin Jansen remembers 8 November 2020 very well. She wanted to spend some time away her adopted home of New York over the weekend. The research manager in the vaccine division of the Pfizer pharmaceutical company was taking a walk along the Hudson River with her husband when the telephone rang. It was a video call from her CEO, Albert Bourla, and he had spectacular news. The results of the study on the anti-corona vaccine that Pfizer was developing with its German partner Biontech had arrived, and they exceeded all expectations. The tests indicated an efficacy of over 90%.
Dr Michael Horacek works at the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen, where he is responsible for the Internal Medical Intensive Care Ward as departmental physician and specialist for internal medicine and cardiology. Before that he spent ten years working as a cardiologist and intensive care doctor at Essen University Hospital.
How can business become not only climate-neutral, but also socially responsible? This was the question the Berlin business founder Simon Böhnlein asked himself. That’s why he opened GoodBuy, the socially responsible (online) store, with Paul Berg in November 2019. Since then he has been trying to make the world a little better through caring consumption.
Shermin Langhoff has been artistic director of the Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin since 2013. Above all, the theatre stands out for its socially critical productions. Langhoff, the only woman at the head of a major theatre in Berlin, has received numerous honours for her commitment to the arts, including the Federal Order of Merit in 2017.
Berlin (dpa) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wants to talk with the United States' new government about a long-running row over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline connecting Russia to Germany."We have to talk about which economic relations in the area of gas are acceptable with Russia and which aren't," Merkel told reporters in Berlin.