By mid-March, Germany’s disease prevention authority, the Robert Koch Institute, reported nearly 350,000 tests for SARS-CoV-2 were being carried out in one week. One testing expert says that number should be increased to up to one million per day.
From now through March 10, Americans living in Germany who are members of Democrats Abroad can cast their ballot in the organization’s global presidential primary. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump faces no serious challenger from his own party, so Republicans Overseas Germany is focused on November.
On Wednesday, Brandenburg beekeeper Sebastian Seusing emptied a bucket marked “Glyphosat Honig” onto the steps of Germany’s Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture, in protest of policies which he believes led to the contamination of his honey harvest and cost him his livelihood.
CityLab Berlin is a new space for startups, scientists and civil society to create digital projects for the city. We spoke with Nicolas Zimmer from Technologiestiftung Berlin, Carolin Silbernagl from Betterplace Lab, and Berlin’s Governing Mayor Michael Müller to learn about the initiative.