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Medical officers beat due to the increasing Coronavirus infection numbers Alarm

In view of the substantial increase in Coronavirus Infection in Germany, the Medical Alarm have failed.

For a second pandemic wave of the health departments &quot be;just besetzt", the Chairman of the Federal Association of the Physicians of the Public health service (BVÖGD), Ute Teichert said, the Newspapers of the Funke media group.

"With the rising infection numbers, a huge Problem rolls on us zu", you are warned.

The more than 400 German health authorities could not wait until the planned measures of the Federal government to strengthen the public health service were enacted, said Teichert. Need a short-term solution. The health authorities would have to get in an emergency reinforcement.

Proposal: Nationwide Voluntary Register

The Chairman proposed to support the health authorities, a national voluntary Register. This should "a kind of Jobbörse" be the communicate in case of emergency employees. The volunteers need to be trained on the "in the topic auskennen". This could be students who had been in the first pandemic wave for use against the Virus are formed, but also Employees from other areas of health care.

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) was given on Thursday the number of single, one day, re-recorded Coronavirus infections in Germany with 902. RKI-President Lothar Wieler had already two days earlier, the significantly increasing Numbers as a "very beunruhigend" referred to. He criticized, people and companies are "nachlässig" become. There is the risk of an uncontrolled spread there.

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