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Current hour in the Bundestag to the Corona-Virus No reason to panic

Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn, has called for an internationally coordinated approach in the fight against the new Corona Virus. In a current hour in the Bundestag Spahn promised maximum transparency and awareness.

Measures international vote

“We want to coordinate with as many partners as possible internationally,” said Spahn, within the EU, with neighbouring European States in the G7 as well as at the level of the world health organization (WHO). It measures around Travel, the development of vaccination and therapeutic products, as well as education. In the afternoon, the Minister wanted to discuss this in a telephone switch with the G7 countries about measures to contain the Virus. On Thursday, EU health Ministers should come together in Brussels to deal with the issue.

Especially in the research of vaccines and therapies, it is on international cooperation, said the Parliamentary state Secretary in the Ministry of education and research, Thomas Rachel. Development work should not take place in national Silos. “Nationalism is also wrong and leads to the cul-de-SAC”, stressed Rachel. Germany is well positioned, with its research facilities, to contribute to the global fight against Corona-Virus.

With China cooperate

The CDU’s Deputy Rudolf Henke and Georg Kippels warned, to drive the Chinese because of their restraint in the disclosure of information in the Close. If one wanted information, one had to meet you “in partnership” with the “perpetual offer of cooperation,” said the former Chairman of the doctors ‘ Union Marburger Bund, Henke. He also warned of the fear and panic associated with the Virus. The flu epidemic in the past years was much run worse, what correlations with low acceptance of the influenza vaccination.

The members of the CSU Emmi Zeulner said, with a view to the few diseases in Germany and the evacuation of Germans from China: “Our structures and policies work – even in the exception case.” With the build-up of quarantine infrastructure in Germersheim and other measures, a further spread of the Virus in China can be prevented. She thanked all the helpers, from the German armed forces through the Red cross, to Doctors and nurses.

The new Name of the lung disease: Covid-19

The Corona Virus originated in the Chinese province of Wuhan. The total number of victims on the Chinese mainland is now over 1,100. In the case of more than 44,000 people, an infection was confirmed. Outside the mainland of China, there are now more than 500 infections, of which 16 in Germany. The new lung disease received on Tuesday the name of Covid-19, the WHO announced. Covid stands for “COrona VIrus Disease”.


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