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Coronavirus-News – top stories: CureVac reports success in vaccine search against Coronavirus German Islands rebel against tourists-plans (13.16 PM)
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TOP NEWS: CureVac reports success in vaccine search
15.53 PM: The German pharmaceutical company CureVac, the majority owner of patron Dietmar Hopp is reported successful progress in the development of a vaccine. The leading vaccine candidate, the company was in "preclinical studies at a dose of only two micro-grams of positive results erzielt", it said in a statement.
Further, it States: "The present data show a well-balanced immune response, associated with the formation of a high number of virus-neutralizing Titers (VNTs) and T-cells. VNTs are a key indicator that the vaccine candidate can induce a strong immunological reaction for the neutralization of SARS-CoV-2." In June, a clinical trial of the vaccine is to start with healthy volunteers.
Study: Coronavirus is also commonly affects the kidneys and other organs
14.29 PM: The new Coronavirus infects, according to a study by the University hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) in addition to the lungs, many other organs. "Sars-CoV-2, the novel Corona-Virus, is not only a lung virus, but a Multiorganvirus", the head of the study, Tobias Huber said, on Thursday in Hamburg. The examinations of 27 Covid have shown-19 dead patients. The second most frequently affected Organ in this study, the kidney, "not infrequently, up to a total Organausfall". In addition, the excitation in the heart, liver, brain, and blood evidence. The highest concentrations were found in the cells of the respiratory tract.
The infection of the kidney is likely to be the cause of the Covid-19-were Ill often abnormalities in the urine, said Huber. "In addition, this could explain the extremely high Rate of up to 50 percent of acute kidney failure in Covid-19-patients."
The possible infestation of other organs should be taken into account in the treatment of Corona patients. Further studies should clarify whether the urine changes as an early warning system for heavy-Covid-19-could serve gradients, said Huber
At the end of the special arrangements: sick leave from 1. June with the visit to the Practice
13.22: workers may until the end of may, after telephone consultation with the doctor on the sick-leave. 1. June will be a visit to the Practice necessary for this, such as the Federal Joint Committee of Doctors, hospitals and health insurance companies decided on Thursday unanimously. The end of the special regulation because of the Corona-crisis, in line with the current assessment of the risk situation, which have led to relaxations in many areas, made by the Chairman of the Board, Joseph hedges, clearly. dpa/Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa workers with Cold symptoms in the Corona-crisis continue to be by telephone by the doctor on the sick-leave.
Until the 31. May apply now, that the incapacity for work certificates are due to slight respiratory problems for up to seven calendar days by phone. This can also be made by telephone to a further seven days extended. The Federal Committee had extended the temporary exemption in the past few months several times. The background was to reduce contagion possibilities and to relieve the burden on practices. The German medical Association had requested to extend the special regime, at least until the end of June.
Hedges said the practices were given with the last date of extension of about two weeks, a time frame, to be organized on the restoration of the rule operation set. He pointed out that the equipment with masks and other protective equipment had now been ensured as far as possible. In many practices, there is hygiene concepts. Patients could take medical care, without increased infection risks. This is important to be able to serious diseases in a timely manner and treat recognize. In the case of a higher infection dynamics could also be at short notice decided, a new special scheme.
TOP NEWS: Corona-crisis – German Islands rebel against tourists-plans
13.14 PM: the island of Föhr and Amrum support the Sylter concerns to a later Opening of the Islands for day-trippers. Together with the Amt Föhr-Amrum and the Amrum Touristik there is also a Letter, said a spokeswoman for the island of Föhr Touristik GmbH on Thursday the German press Agency. "We are glad and always has been, and about our guests. We have during the ban on Access to the Islands and Halligen, a lot of our guests thought." Föhr is very well booked. "The Boom in tourism in Germany is to be expected and are pleased, of course, after a week-long losing streak with fancy Easter season, very." The ultimate goal, however, is that all had a restful, relaxing and safe stay and remained healthy. Carsten Rehder/dpa
"The medical island supply is generally not designed well, however on exceptional situations. Such exceptional situation we have with the Corona pandemic, however." They had hoped that the announced Dreifstufenplan. "Now, everything from 0 to 100 percent that would overwhelm our infrastructure completely." We hope, therefore, "the district of North Friesland does not comply with the request, and a corresponding special scheme ausspricht".
Already at the beginning of the week, all the Sylter municipalities, entrepreneurs and Sylt Marketing had the island of Sylt, in a Letter to the North-Friesland district administrator, Florian Lorenzen, the call made to extend the prohibition of entry for one-day tourists on the Islands. From Monday the ban on entry for tourist and recreational purposes to Schleswig should be omitted-Holstein, as well as the prohibition for the Islands and the Halligen. The circles should but given the opportunity, if necessary, specific rules are implemented to limit the days of tourism.
Coronavirus-News: the Thuringian town will start now Test
12.24 PM: Jena infection, researchers on Wednesday in Neustadt am Rennsteig with Tests for a scientific Corona trial started. The residents of the place that was once completely under quarantine to be studied on a voluntary Basis again. In addition to blood collection, swabs should be taken and filled out questionnaires. The scientists hope will provide new insights to combat the Virus.
"The Heinsberg-study is very fragwürdig", Thuringia’s science Minister Wolfgang Tiefensee (SPD) said on Thursday. Therefore, wool " now;under better scientific Bedingungen" test.
Of the approximately 900 inhabitants in the place had been locked down as yet, only in Thuringia, due to heaping Corona-infections for two weeks. The implementation of the 22. March imposed quarantine had been controlled by the police. Most of the inhabitants had been tested in the course of the Isolation of the Virus, also symptoms of the disease and contact persons have been documented.
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Number of Corona infections under 1000, the reproduction number is at 0.81
The number of positive Corona Tests in Germany on Wednesday rose to 949 on 172.083. The number of deaths rose to 7.712, the 95 more than the previous day.
The daily Figures collected by the health authorities of the Federal States, the FOCUS Online is added together. The reproduction number is 1 – now at 0.81. A few days ago, this value was 1.13.
The number of convalescent Corona-Infected has increased, according to the RKI, meanwhile, to 148.700.
Here you will find the currently reported Figures by the health ministries of the countries.
- Baden-Württemberg: 33.661 (1613 Deaths)
- Bavaria: 45.154 (2231 Deaths)
- Berlin: 6338 (173 Deaths)
- Brandenburg: 3162 (161 Deaths)
- Bremen: 1106 (36 Deaths)
- Hamburg: 4967 (203 Deaths)
- Hesse: 9087 (419 Deaths)
- Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: 739 (20 Deaths)
- Lower Saxony: 11.013 (526 Deaths)
- North Rhine-Westphalia: 35.537 (1472 Deaths)
- Rhineland-Palatinate: 6378 (212 Deaths)
- Saarland: 2645 (149 Deaths)
- Saxony: 5029 (193 Deaths)
- Saxony-Anhalt: 1657 (52 Deaths)
- Schleswig-Holstein: 2971 (125 Deaths)
- Thuringia: 2639 (127 Deaths)
Total: State 13.05., 20.15 Clock, 172.083 (7712 Deaths)
The Day Before: The State 12.05., 20.55 PM, 171.134 (7617 Deaths)
Source to be Infected – and death-figures: country health and social ministries.
The number of Healed, according to the Robert Koch Institute in Germany, at around 148.700
Currently, the RKI reported reproduction number: 0,81 (as of 13.05.)
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