German government defends slow vaccination campaign

Germany’s health minister on Wednesday defended the government’s decision to procure and approve vaccines against the coronavirus along with the rest of the European Union amid criticism that the rollout of shots in the country has been too slow. Noting that Germany depends on the free movement of goods and…

German court rules hangovers are ‘illness’

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A German court said in a ruling published Monday that hangovers are an “illness”, in a timely judgement days after the annual Oktoberfest beer festival began in Munich. The case landed before judges in Frankfurt when plaintiffs claimed a firm offering anti-hangover “shots” and drink powders…