Sebastian Gülde, spokesman for Germany's Health Ministry, said recently at a press conference that "the initiatives for treating foreign patients – right now, from Russia in particular – are coming from the states themselves, so it's the states that are responsible for answering questions on this." For example, the hospitals themselves would have to clarify how many ventilator beds could be made available to patients from abroad. … [Read more...] about Will Germany take COVID-19 patients from Russia?
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s parliament voted on Thursday to slash value-added tax on restaurant meals by more than half for a year to help them recoup devastating losses caused by the lockdown and social distancing introduced to slow the spread of the coronavirus. … [Read more...] about Germany supports struggling restaurants by slashing their VAT
Given that Bayern look likely to secure an eighth-straight title, there is an epic scramble for European qualification. The top four in Germany qualify automatically for the UEFA Champions League group stage and that means one of the five teams mentioned above as title contenders will miss out, while Wolfsburg, Hoffenheim and Hertha Berlin are surging and Schalke and Freiburg have struggled in the Europa League spot. … [Read more...] about Bundesliga schedule for Matchweek 29
It's very Leverkusen to get absolutely thrashed — at home — at the very moment they're starting to look impressive. Two away wins coming into this game had Leverkusen down as clear favorites for the visit of Wolfsburg. But they collapsed in the second half, eventually losing 4-0 with defender Marin Pongracic scoring twice. Back to the drawing board for Bosz and co., although Borussia Mönchengladbach's draw in Bremen means the defeat isn't as costly as it could have been as the race for Champions League football heats up. … [Read more...] about Bundesliga Bulletin: Bayern Munich close in on title, Fortuna’s great escape continues
“There are substantial losses across the game,” said Powell, a former England coach. “The cost to get the testing equipment, the personal protective equipment, the medical staff in place to support the women’s game and the protocols is a huge cost that nobody could have ever foreseen.” … [Read more...] about German women’s league resuming is outlier in European soccer