Only 68% of Germany’s population has been immunized. This has led to an increase in hospitalizations and coronavirus infections.
Joachim Sauer, the husband of German Chancellor Merkel (Joachim Sauer), on Tuesday accused unvaccinated Germans “laziness” for trying to contain the country. Coronavirus infections have risen dramatically.
Germany’s COVID-19 resurgence is partly due to its relatively low vaccine rate, as compared with other Western European nations like Spain, France and Italy. Only 68% are fully immune.
Merkel’s husband stated that “It is quite surprising that one third of the population doesn’t follow scientific discoveries.” He spoke to Le Repubblica, an Italian newspaper. Le Monde reported the interview.
Sauer said, “Partially the reason is a certain lazyness and complacency among the Germans.” He rarely speaks out in public. Sauer said that the other kind of people include doctors and scientists who adhere to their personal beliefs.
Sauer stated that, in light of the “miracle,” of rapid development of vaccines during the pandemics, it was more disappointing that Germany had resisted vaccines.
Merkel had warned about Sauer’s remarks the day before. Germany has not done enough in slowing down Fourth waveThe pandemic is “very serious.”
The Minister of Finance will replace the outgoing Chancellor, Exchequer. Olaf SchultzHe repeated his appeal to Germans to get vaccinated over the next month.
The slow administration of vaccines and rapid occupancy of intensive care beds has sparked fierce debate over whether Germany should follow Austria’s lead and compulsory inject the coronavirus.
The possibility of such a move was never considered by the Merkel government in the past. However, several prominent politicians including the Prime Minister for Bavaria, have done so. Marcus SoderRecently, mandatory vaccinations have been made.
Bavarian Chancellor, Bavarian Brothers (CSU), Merkel. Winfried KreischmannThe Green Party and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung jointly filed a petition calling for a mandatory coup. They warned that society would “pay an increasing price for a small group of people” by rejecting the vaccine proposal, and emphasized that the forced sting is necessary “to get us back to freedom”.
The conservative CDU, who is considering joining the opposition, has urged Scholz’s coalition government to inform the German public about its position on the matter.