Germany’s transformation from COVID role model to problem case | COVID-19 Special


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Germany has reached a new record of coronavirus infections, despite having ample vaccines. In some parts of Germany, like Bavaria and Saxony, COVID-19 patients are being transferred from one hospital to others because there’s not enough capacity to treat them.

Beds in intensive care units are getting sparse. Germany’s infection rate has risen to its highest level since the start of the pandemic, although vaccination rates are at almost 70 percent of the population.

The country that so far has done relatively better than its neighbors in dealing with COVID-19 is losing control.

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