The Coronavirus Chronicle

The Coronavirus Chronicle #25: GOOD NEIGHBORS

todayApril 28, 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?

Ersin Gül spends his days helping others who struggle in the isolation brought on by the pandemic. Since the coronavirus crisis began, the Canadian immigrant has seen a huge uptick in people looking to help with the neighborhood group he belongs to in Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf.

Find out more below.

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“We have quite a few volunteers, in fact we have way more volunteers than we have people looking for help,” says Gül.


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Written by: monika.mueller.kroll

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