Berlin's hospitals and doctors are under pressure because of an extremely high number of patients with respiratory diseases, flu symptoms and COVID-19. During the upcoming holidays, the Senate Health Administration wants people to go to hospitals in emergencies only.
One of the Christmas presents nobody wants is the expected congestion on federal highways and Germany's Autobahn later this week. Millions of Germans intend to spend the holidays with their families. First, they will have to get through the traffic chaos.