In a TV interview broadcast on Sunday evening (local time), US President Joe Biden said, according to a report by the World declared the corona pandemic over – but only for the USA. As the newspaper reported on Monday, the interview was recorded on Thursday evening during a visit by the US President to the Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan.
In the interview, Biden said:
“As you can see, no one is wearing a mask here. Everyone seems to be in pretty good shape, so I think the situation is changing and I think this is a perfect example of that.”
According to this, there are still problems with the COVID-19 disease, but the pandemic is over:
“The pandemic is over, but we still have a problem with COVID-19.”
In July, the American President and his wife tested positive for Corona themselves and were treated with the COVID-19 drug Paxlovid World further. On average, 390 people would die every day in the United States as a result of COVID-19 disease. Only recently have the authorities approved two new bivalent mRNA vaccines from BioNTech/Pfizer and Moderna, which have been adapted to the omicron variant.
In contrast to the end of the pandemic in the USA, measures are being adhered to in Germany for the fall and winter. There are of individuals, World quotes the Federal Education Minister Bettina Stark-Watzinger (FDP), partly ambiguous and vague statements. Wearing masks in schools is “hard bound to the criterion that face-to-face teaching is at risk,” said the minister about the obligation to wear masks in schools.
newspapers of Funk media group published Stark-Watzinger’s critical assessment of the corona tests on Saturday: “I don’t think mass testing without cause makes sense – especially at Omikron.”
In Germany, last Thursday, the Bundestag passed the legal changes to corona-related infection protection by next spring. In addition to nationwide basic protection measures, the federal states can flexibly prescribe additional measures.
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