Chancellery Chief of Staff "Our Goal Is to Reduce the Number of Cases Very Quickly"

Chancellery Chief of Staff Helge Braun, 48, says he is confident Germany will be a able to loosen its lockdown soon, as long as the populace adheres to the current COVID restrictions. He says the next three weeks will be decisive for the country.
Interview Conducted by Cornelia Schmergal und Martin Knobbe
Minister Helge Braun: "No plan is sufficient if infection numbers in the overall population grow too large."

Minister Helge Braun: "No plan is sufficient if infection numbers in the overall population grow too large."

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Chancellery head Braun: "Are we moving fast enough before the mutated virus becomes the dominant one, as it has in Britain?"

Chancellery head Braun: "Are we moving fast enough before the mutated virus becomes the dominant one, as it has in Britain?"

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Politician Braun in his office in the Chancellery: "I am always open to creative suggestions!"

Politician Braun in his office in the Chancellery: "I am always open to creative suggestions!"

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