Will measures to contain the pandemic be tightened again? The traffic light parties are for it. Before that, however, experts will be asked. Follow the hearing in the Bundestag live now.
The number of cases in the corona pandemic is currently skyrocketing across Germany, intensive care beds are full, the vaccination rate is stagnating. The traffic light parties (SPD, Greens and FDP) are reacting to this and have announced that the measures will be tightened. More on the preliminary plan read here.
Now experts have their say in a hearing in the main committee of the Bundestag. Experts from science and practice were selected to provide information on the topic. The main committee is responsible for deliberating on submissions that are referred to it by the Bundestag. The President of the Bundestag Bärbel Bas is the chair.
Follow the hearing on the livestream above. Here you will find a summary of the most important statements: