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Federal government dampens hopes for rapid new relaxations

Federal government dampens hopes for rapid new relaxations

Federal government and state officials have steamed expectations of sweeping new relaxations of corona restrictions in the bund-lander switch this thursday.

"On this thirtieth. April there will be important preparatory consultations and very limited decisions," said government spokesman steffen seibert on monday after a meeting of the corona cabinet in berlin. Lower saxony’s minister president stephan weil (SPD) made a similar statement. Bavaria’s head of government, markus soder (CSU), announced that he would present his own concepts for easing restrictions on kindergartens, schools and nursing homes next week.

It was expected, however, that the deliberations would include at least the 3. May permanent contact restrictions be required.

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Trump: will only lose election in case of “massive voter fraud

Trump: will only lose election in case of 'massive voter fraud

U.S. President donald trump has once again called a result of the U.S. Election on 3. November still demanded in the night and thus fueled concerns, he could prematurely declare himself the winner.

The republican wrote in a tweet on monday evening (local time) that there are “gross problems and discrepancies” throughout the u.S. On the brieahl. “Must have a final result on 3. November have.”A result on election night is unlikely, especially if it is close, because in several states, electoral votes are counted days later. Twitter issued a warning about the tweet due to possible misleading statements.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, a large number of americans are expected to vote by brieahl. Polls show more supporters of democrat joe biden want to use this option than trump’s supporters. The president has been claiming for months, without any evidence, that brieahl is advancing election fraud. His critics fear he could declare himself the winner on election night based on early results. Trump has so far left open whether he will recognize the election results.

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Proper airing in the cold season – not only because of corona

Matthias litzlfelder in summer airing is easy. Even tilted windows are no problem then. When it comes to airing in late fall or winter, the situation is quite different. The "nice warm" in the apartment some do not want to give up. The consequence: there is no airing or only airing at all, with fatal consequences.

Right now proper airing is even more important to prevent mold growth. Whoever cooks, showers or hangs laundry in the apartment on a regular basis, must bring the resulting moisture out into the open air. Otherwise it will be deposited as dew in the coldest parts of the house – an ideal breeding ground for mold.

Proper airing means first of all: open the windows at least twice a day. Additional after showering or cooking once again these rooms (bathroom and kitchen) extra airing. Tilting windows only for a long time was wrong. Not only that it wastes heating energy. The components adjacent to the window also cool down to such an extent that condensation can form.

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Corona: young scientists criticize disadvantage

Corona: young scientists criticize disadvantage

More than 500 scientists have protested against discrimination of young researchers and people with children in the university and university business during the corona crisis.

In an open letter to the federal government, you criticized the fact that many expert panels are made up primarily of older men and that the entire discussion is rather one-sided. The aspect of child care is not taken into account enough in the debate.

"The current exit and contact restrictions hit parents with maximum severity," write the authors, who, according to their own statements, conduct research in a variety of fields and are between 25 and 50 years old. Taking care of a small child was a full-time job. For each family, one adult was largely absent for the work. Women in particular were forced into the traditional role model and put their careers behind domestic tasks. The consequences for women’s careers are "devastating", he says.