New coronavirus infections are accelerating around the world. Health officials say it's too soon to assume mortality rates won't tick up alongside case counts. What can the figures tell us about the best way to respond?
Almost five months after Slovenian and US military planes flew over Slovenia in honor of front-line health care workers, the situation in Slovenia is much worse than during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
A new model has predicted high levels of daily deaths in late December and in January in the US. Researchers also say that a nationwide mask mandate could save 130,000 lives.
Caseloads in central and eastern Europe remain high, with new restrictions imposed in a bid to halt the spread in the Czech Republic. Serge Gnabry becomes Bayern Munich's first COVID case. Follow DW for the latest.
Belgium has recorded a steep rise in coronavirus infections. The government has ordered bars and restaurants to close, and urged people to wear face masks and work from home. Hospital workers say they're overwhelmed.
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