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Coronavirus - Trotz Hamsterkäufen keine Versorgungsprobleme

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Fear of the coronavirus has caused many people to stock up on food and supplies. Fortunately, German grocery stores have been able to keep up with the increased demand without any problems. Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

Coronavirus - Fernsehansprache von Angela Merkel - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

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.

Coronavirus - CureVac könnte einen experimentellen Corona-Impfstoff gefunden haben

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

A private lab in Germany is working to create a vaccine for COVID-19 as quickly as possible. The US and German governments are already vying for access to the results.

Coronavirus - Kommentar zu Angela Merkels Rede

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Justus Kliss offers an analysis of Chancellor Angela Merkel's coronavirus television address and what it means for the coming weeks. He compares her strategy to that of French President Emmanuel Macron, and finds it admirable how she focuses on solidarity.

Coronavirus - Schutzmasken zum Selbermachen

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany High German

Yamina of “Moin Yamina” is an influencer based in Malaysia, where wearing a mask when you're sick has long been part of everyday life. Here, she shows us how to make stylish masks at home using old items of clothing.

Coronavirus - Nachrichten zur weltweiten Lage

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Deutsche Welle’s Michaela Küpfer speaks with Gerd Müller (CSU), Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development, about the ways in which the coronavirus is exacerbating the economic disparity between the first world and the developing world. Müller finds it scandalous that big companies have continued to makes billions in profits throughout the crisis, and agrees that the “turbo-capitalism” of the past 30 years needs to end.

Coronavirus - Fliegen in Corona-Zeiten

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany High German

Flying during the coronavirus pandemic isn’t so straightforward. To minimize the risk of spreading the virus, Lufthansa is enforcing strict rules and regulations: These involve social distancing, reducing in-flight services to the essentials, and thoroughly disinfecting every seat and surface. Only a few scheduled flights are still on offer; here, we get to follow one from Frankfurt to Barcelona and back.

Coronavirus - Drei Musiker geben Ballonkonzert über Cloppenburg

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

To draw attention to the difficult situation facing artists during the corona pandemic, the three musicians of the Crackerjacks gave a special concert above the town of Cloppenburg in Lower Saxony — in a hot-air balloon, at an altitude of roughly three hundred meters! Giant loudspeakers were hung from the basket, filling the skies with the acoustic cover band’s uplifting music. Copyright: Deutsche Presse Agentur [The German Press Agency]

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