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Studio Berlin, broadcast April 29, 2020: How much should Germany rely on contact tracing apps in the fight to contain the COVID-19 pandemic?

Developers worldwide are working on contact tracing apps that track the spread of the coronavirus through Bluetooth technology - that means, if you’ve come into contact with someone who tests positive for COVID-19, you’ll be notified. But how much do these apps actually help, and how much privacy do users have to give up?

todayApril 29, 2020

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Studio Berlin, broadcast April 8, 2020: Faith leaders on celebrating a holy month during lockdown and the mental health ramifications of the pandemic

This April is a holy month for Christians, Jews and Muslims that would normally be one in which families and friends gather and people get together to pray. But how can the faithful observe their respective holidays given the COVID-19 pandemic? Also, what toll are the bans, closures and increasing isolation taking mentally on all of us?

todayApril 8, 2020

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Studio Berlin, broadcast March 14, 2020: Lockdowns, travel bans and cancellations – what’s being done to contain COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly changing our lives. This week, Studio Berlin host Sylvia Cunningham looks at where we are in this health crisis and what measures are being taken to slow down the spread of the coronavirus. She's joined by Dr. Margaret Harris from the World Health Organization (WHO), journalist and fellow Studio Berlin host Erik Kirschbaum, and Klaus Warmedinger, a German business economist who's been living in China for the […]

todayMarch 16, 2020


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