The Coronavirus Chronicle

The Coronavirus Chronicle #21: PLAY ON

todayApril 22, 2020

 

We are facing one of the biggest global health threats in decades which has led governments around the world to shut down daily life. But how is the race to contain COVID-19 affecting the people it’s meant to protect here in Berlin?

Student Laila Lehming, 17, has not been to school in five weeks. But lockdown with her family has proven less daunting than expected with the help of an age-old remedy. Find out more below.

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“It is working out, of course we have struggles and we fight, but I think it is normal at times like these,” says Laila.

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: thecoronaviruschronicle@kcrwberlin.org

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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Studio Berlin, broadcast April 22, 2020: This week Germany is trying to restart part of its economy and public life, but is loosening restrictions the right way out of the COVID-19 crisis?

This week Germany is trying to restart part of its economy and public life, but is loosening restrictions the right way out of the COVID-19 crisis? Studio Berlin host Sumi Somaskanda examines the plan for a gradual return to normality with guests Professor Ulrike Protzer, Erik Kirschbaum, Ayten Doğan and Ryan Plocher.

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