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    Germany, Once a Model, Is Swamped Like Everyone Else by Pandemic’s Second Wave

    After winning widespread recognition for its handling of the coronavirus last year, Germany now finds itself struggling with its sluggish vaccine rollout and a frustrated population.

    Germany’s Buchenwald Memorial Urges Visitors to Respect Graves

    After some visitors went sledding on graves at the former Nazi concentration camp, the foundation running the memorial stepped up security this week.

    France and Germany Lock Down as Second Coronavirus Wave Grows

    The new steps are the toughest since the spring and follow added restrictions in Spain and Italy aimed at curbing the spread of the virus and easing the strain on hospitals.
    All countries
    141,864,148
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 18, 2021 7:17 pm
    Italy
    3,870,131
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 18, 2021 7:17 pm
    Spain
    3,407,283
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 18, 2021 7:17 pm
    Iran
    2,237,089
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 18, 2021 7:17 pm
    Germany
    3,149,932
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on April 18, 2021 7:17 pm

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