Hamburg: Prüfer-Storcks sees school closure differently

Whether it is necessary to close the day-care centres and schools, it would argue even today, the scientists. "You had not said that (the scientists) at the ti

Hamburg: Prüfer-Storcks sees school closure differently

Whether it is necessary to close the day-care centres and schools, it would argue even today, the scientists. "You had not said that (the scientists) at the time that children and young people to transmit the disease more than adults, then we would have decided differently, and schools, such as day-care centres left open, or faster re-opened. But also, the scientists needed time to research the new disease," said Prüfer-Storcks, the "world on Sunday" (regional edition of Hamburg). With the previous measures, the auditor-Storcks is satisfied. "At the moment we can say: The pandemic wanes, we have achieved with our actions a lot and done many things right."

At the same time, she holds a second wave of Infection in the fall is not unlikely: "Corona will not simply disappear, the Virus is still there." It was unclear whether the current Flattening of the pandemic in Germany the measures taken and the discipline of the German population was responsible, or whether there is at Covid-19 however, seasonal fluctuations, such as in the case of the flu. "We don't know it. Therefore, you must not have been lulled into a false sense of security,“ she told the newspaper. "Dangerous it would be if we had in the autumn, the seasonal flu, and these would mate with a second Corona-shaft." Therefore, you can use that for the autumn is a very comprehensive influenza vaccination strategy would be developed that go beyond what the Standing Committee on vaccination recommends so far.

Prüfer-Storcks announced at the end of February, you'll go into retirement shortly thereafter, she had to report for Hamburg the first Corona is the case, and since then has been in continuous use.

dpa
Updated Date: 31 May 2020, 05:26

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