The Bonn public Prosecutor's office will not investigate Streeck

To display: the Bonn Prosecutor's office does not want to be rejected against Streeck 09.25 PM: , The Bonn public Prosecutor's office to determine the initi

The Bonn public Prosecutor's office will not investigate Streeck
To display: the Bonn Prosecutor's office does not want to be rejected against Streeck

09.25 PM: , The Bonn public Prosecutor's office to determine the initiation of an investigation against the virologists Hendrik Streeck, in connection with the Heinsberg-study. The rp reported "online". "We see no evidence of criminal conduct," said a spokesman for the Prosecutor's office "rp-online" on Friday. Federico Gambarini/dpa, Armin Laschet (CDU,r) and Hendrik Streeck (l), Director of the Institute for Virology at the University hospital in Bonn, Germany, on the way to the press conference.

A scientist had shown Streeck due to fraud. He accuses Streeck, the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia deceived, for third-party funding for the study must be obtained. In addition, the virologist instead of with the Client-based insights, and facts agreed upon scientifically but part of "invented research have delivered results", - stated in the display, which is the business magazine "Capital".

Covid-19: Britain lifts quarantine for travelers on the

Friday, 3. July, 7.10 PM: German and no longer have to go on a trip to England in the future, in a 14-day quarantine. The British government announced in the night of Friday, a corresponding easing of the due to the Corona pandemic, imposed restrictions on admission. The elimination of the quarantine requirement applies from the 10. July. Also Passengers from France, Italy and Spain do not have to go in Isolation.

In other Parts of the United Kingdom will, however, continue to apply the quarantine rule. If you travel from Germany to Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, must go there for two weeks in Isolation.

Because of the mandatory quarantines, the Federal Foreign office in Berlin warns to date prior to travel to the whole of the UK. The British government expressed the expectation that the current partial abolition of the rule will lead to a corresponding relaxation in the benefiting States.

"Today marks the next step in the cautious re-opening of our great Nation," said British transport Minister Grant shapp's. The elimination of quarantine-a duty he called a "good news" for the citizens and enterprises of his country.

Texas imposed for Covid-19-pandemic mask duty

23.10: In Texas was Governor Greg Abbott turning in the light of the dramatic increase in the number of new infections a returns. The Republicans ordered on Thursday a mask mandatory for all districts with 20 or more Corona cases. Thus, the spread of the Virus could not only be slowed, but the economy will be kept Running, said Abbott. He followed the line of more than a dozen States. The step was nonetheless remarkable. Abbott had said in June: "The government may not require individuals to wear face masks."

a criminal complaint against Streeck due to Heinsberg-study

21.49 clock: In connection with the also politically significant Heinsberg-study of the Bonn virologists Hendrik Streeck is a criminal complaint. As the criminal investigation Department in Bonn, confirmed to the business magazine "Capital" (Online), is entered into the display in the past week and has now been forwarded to the Prosecutor's office in Bonn.

Therein to be collected, among other things, allegations against the Director of studies Streeck due to fraud. The view plate, which is to a scientist, accuses Streeck, the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia deceived, for third-party funding for the study must be obtained. In addition, the virologist instead of with the Client-based insights, and facts agreed upon scientifically but part of "invented research have delivered results", - stated in the display, the "Capital" exists. Federico Gambarini/dpa, Armin Laschet (CDU,r) and Hendrik Streeck (l), Director of the Institute for Virology at the University hospital in Bonn, Germany, on the way to the press conference.

This goes specifically to the statements between the report to Heinsberg-study from 9. April to a connection between hygiene measures, the concentration of the Virus and the severity of the Corona disease. These had been collected in the study, no data that support a scientific finding, is it in the display.

Streeck rejects allegations

At the request of "Capital" back meadows Streeck and further involved in the study, scientists at the University of Bonn all of the allegations. With a view to their statements in the interim report, they referred to their investigations of the carnival session in the town of Gangelt, in the case of the many people infected: The "discussion point" of the interim report was based "on the results show, that the severity of the disease, for participation in the Super-Spreading Event (with a correspondingly poor hygienic conditions) was significantly higher than in the case of persons not participating in such an Event have taken part in". dpa/Federico Gambarini/dpabild Professor Hendrik Streeck, Director of the Institute for Virology at the University hospital in Bonn, Germany.

In addition, Streeck also defended the stating in his bid for the state government from the 25. In March, there were what at this time, a "positive vote from the Ethics Committee" of the competent ethics Commission of the University of Bonn. According to the entry for Heinsberg-study in the German Register of Clinical studies (DRKS) was the decision of the ethics Committee until 31. March issued only after the conclusion of the contract between Streeck and of the state government, which financed the Heinsberg-study with around 65000 Euro plus VAT. However, the researchers stressed that there were "several Opinions" of the ethics Commission - including the one on 24. March.

Because of the allegation, "made-up research results" currently leads the German research Foundation (DFG), a pre-test, as a spokesman confirmed on request of "Capital". Therein it is "first and foremost" a question of whether there is reference in the Heinsberg-study of a DFG. In the past week, the DFG has asked the Bonn researchers opinion.

Sweden is to review its special role in the Covid-19-crisis in a critical

21.45 at: announced That because of its special path in the management of the Corona pandemic is massively in the criticism Sweden has a Review of its crisis management. The government in Stockholm, commissioned on Thursday, the state-funded Swedish defense research Agency (FOI) with the analysis. On Wednesday, the Agency had submitted a report in which a lack of preparation in Sweden on the Corona-crisis, it was claimed, although there have been several "warning shots". © Anders Wiklund (dpa) Strange exceptionalism? / German Intern experienced Corona-crisis in Sweden

found, Despite the experience of other epidemics such as Sars, the bird flu and the swine flu have there been in Sweden, "as in other countries, in the case of incomplete preparation, as the Corona hit the earth pandemic," the FOI experts. The Corona pandemic have brought weaknesses in the Swedish crisis management and the "robustness of the population to light."

The authors of the report also criticized inadequate protection, clothing, as well as a lack of medical equipment. Interruptions in the supply chains indicated, therefore, in addition to a lack of "planning a top-level".

International has catered for the handling of Sweden, with the Corona-crisis for criticism. Unlike most other European countries imposed in Sweden, there is no output restrictions, the spread of the Virus to contain. Schools, cafes, Bars, Restaurants, and most businesses remained open.

Meanwhile, the Northern European countries recorded a rate significantly higher mortality than its neighbouring Scandinavian countries. According to official figures, have been detected since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 70,000 infections, more than 5400 people were killed.

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