The Coronavirus Chronicle

The Coronavirus Chronicle #1: SEPARATE, BUT TOGETHER

todayMarch 18, 2020

As the biggest global health crisis in years threatens people around the world, we are checking in with people in Berlin in our new series: The Coronavirus Chronicle.

Like Brighid Möller, 35, of Neukölln. She and her 3-year-old daughter are struggling to adjust to life in a city that is shutting down. She also has a rather unique problem involving her living arrangements. You can find out what that is by listening to the interview below.

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“For a long time actually I was only laughing about it (the coronavirus) and then I felt like, ‘okay, maybe we should take it more seriously.”


Photo by Monika Mueller-Kroll

Check back on this page or tune in to 104.1 FM tomorrow for another episode of The Coronavirus Chronicle. If you want to share your story, write to us at:

For up-to-date information on what you should be doing to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, check our fact sheet. 

Whether it’s our coverage of the coronavirus, rent freezes or more light-hearted subjects like Berlin’s pandas, you can count us for factual and informative content. We are the go-to source for the English-as-a-common-language community in Berlin and beyond. The pandemic will challenge us to find new ways of doing reporting, but we will continue to bring you the programming you love and news you can trust. We are a listener-funded public radio station, driven by donors like you. So please consider donating today to keep us on air, online and in your community.

Written by: monika.mueller.kroll

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