Economics: ROUND: lack of staff – chaos of flights instead of summer dream trip?

FRANKFURT / BERLIN According to the trade association DRV, tour operators will do their best to ensure that booked summer tours take place. “Well-booked routes to package tours around the Mediterranean or more remote destinations are unlikely to be canceled on a larger scale,” a spokeswoman for the German Tourism Association DRV said on Friday. … Read more

National pressure for Corona’s new legal base in the fall

BERLIN There is increasing pressure from the Länder on the federal government to quickly lay down the legal basis for further protection requirements in the event of a new corona wave in the fall. Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse and North Rhine-Westphalia have called for an amendment to the Infection Protection Act ahead of the summer break, … Read more

Economics: BA.5 and Rising Morbidity

BERLIN Why are the numbers rising again? Numbers rising despite mild temperatures – the country’s seven-day incidence jumped to 447.3 on Tuesday from 331.8 the day before – experts say it has several reasons. On the one hand, there is the subtype BA.5 omicron, which has recently been steadily increasing in Germany. “The BA.5 sub-option … Read more

These dates are for 2020 and 2021.

Berlin The tax return deadline is July 31, 2019. Actually. Because everyone who was supposed to file a tax return for 2020 had to the end of July instead of the end of October 2021 time. May 31, 2022 was actually an extended deadline for submitting a tax return for 2020 through a tax advisor. … Read more

Economy: ROUNDUP 2 / After two months: Shanghai lifts the blockade

SHANGHAI After two months, the East China port city of Shanghai has largely lifted a controversial, sometimes chaotic blockade. Most of the 26 million inhabitants were allowed to leave their homes again on Wednesday. stores open. Restricted public and private transport were also resumed. The only exceptions are neighborhoods that are fenced off as risk … Read more

These dates are for 2020 and 2021.

Berlin The tax return deadline is July 31, 2019. Actually. Because everyone who was supposed to file a tax return for 2020 had to the end of July instead of the end of October 2021 time. May 31, 2022 was actually an extended deadline for submitting a tax return for 2020 through a tax advisor. … Read more

Nutrition: How Bad Is Cholesterol Really?

“Correlation does not prove that there is a causal relationship” (Tim Chico, cardiologist) Correlation but not causation Armitage says the cholesterol theory is science-based. He admits, however, that it is difficult to draw direct conclusions about heart disease from nutritional research. In randomized, controlled trials that represent the gold standard, saturated fat in the diet … Read more

Economics: Monkey Pox: Three Cases in Germany

BERLIN On Saturday, the Senate Department of Health in Berlin reported two cases of a rare infection in the capital. It is not yet known which of the two known variants of the virus has infected those affected. Appropriate genetic analysis is ongoing. He said the patients’ condition was stable. The first case of monkey … Read more

Economics: ROUNDING: Monkey pox detected in Germany

BERLIN “It is only a matter of time before monkey pox is also detected in Germany,” said Federal Health Minister Karl Lauterbach on the matter. Doctors and patients in Germany are allergic to reports from other countries. “Based on the knowledge available to date, we assume that the virus is not so easily transmitted and … Read more

Economics: ROUNDUP 2 / Federal Constitutional Court: Nursing vaccinations are legal

KARLSRUHE / BERLIN The compulsory corona vaccination of nursing and medical personnel is legal. The Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe has dismissed a constitutional complaint against so-called facility-related compulsory vaccination. Politicians such as Federal Health Minister Karl Lauterbach (SPD) welcomed the decision on Thursday. Patient advocates, however, expressed doubts as to whether a requirement for … Read more