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Coronavirus - Fernsehansprache von Angela Merkel - Part 1

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Germany

In a rare televised address, Chancellor Angela Merkel urges the public, directly and in plain language, to take drastic steps to prevent COVID-19 from spreading in Germany. She calls the coronavirus one of the greatest challenges the country has faced.

Coronavirus - Fernsehansprache von Angela Merkel - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel discusses the essential actions the German government has taken to slow the spread of COVID-19, including shutting down social activity and tightening border controls. The people's responsibility, she says, is to remain calm and not engage in panic buying (such shopping trips are referred to as die Hamsterkäufe in German) when it comes to groceries.

Coronavirus - Fernsehansprache von Angela Merkel - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Angela Merkel explains that social distancing will help to slow the spread of COVID-19, acknowledging how difficult it is to not be able to visit loved ones in uncertain times. She also discusses the government's responsibility to consider all possible approaches and keep the public informed.

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