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Germany’s Coronavirus Crisis Is Getting Out of Control

Deaths have jumped, hospitals are overwhelmed and curbs may be too late

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Europe Fights Fourth Covid-19 Wave

Germany’s Covid crisis is about to go from bad to worse, setting the stage for a grim Christmas in Europe.

With infections surging relentlessly and authorities slow to act amid a change in power, experts warn that serious cases and deaths will keep climbing. With intensive-care units all but filled in some regions, Europe’s largest economy faces its biggest test yet of the pandemic.