A country in Central and Western Europe between the Baltic and North seas to the north and the Alps to the south. It is second most populous country in Europe after Russia, with 83 million inhabitants. Its government is federal parliamentary republic led by a chancellor, which is currently Angela Merkel.
It is one of the worst hit countries by the pandemic, according to statistics. However, only 1,107 deaths (4.7% death rate, 95.3% recovery rate) are recorded so far since February 15, 2020, where coronavirus is expected to be at its peak (1st and 2nd week of April).
According to experts, Germany’s case fatality rate is so low due to its widespread testing. This means that this country very rapidly rolled out testing to a very large number of people, relative to the population, in the very early stages of the pandemic crisis.
Germany is among the country who leads most tests administered per capita (estimated 2,023 per million people). This is what lead the country to control the spread of the disease and isolate those who are infected.
It is worth noting that Germany also did decisive actions to secure their border to prevent any more people from the outside part of the country to come in possibly infected by the disease.
About a week ago, I drilled into the incessant, breathless panic-mongering that led to our entire nation’s response being pegged to the ‘possibility’ that we would end up like Italy–all the while ignoring the fact that there were other possibilities, too. Why might we not end up like Germany? Or South Korea?
Don’t people know that we had our first confirmed case of coronavirus before Italy? Instead of asserting that “WE WILL BE LIKE ITALY! AAAAAAAAAAAAH!” why not ask “Why is Italy so different than the US?” Clearly, its not the evidence which is forcing us to choose Italy as … continue reading...
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March 2, 2009
- Hitler, the Holocaust, and the Bible: A Scriptural Analysis of Anti-Semitism, National Socialism, and the Churches in Nazi Germany
- Author: Joe Keysor
- Release Date: Hitler’s Birthday, April 20th, 2009.
- ISBN: 978-9822776-0-7
- Pages: 404
- Amazon Link: Buy on Amazon
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- Webpage: http://hitlerandchristianity.com/
Full Disclosure: it is my ministry’s publishing company that is releasing this book.
||Due out on Hitler’s birthday (April 20th, 2009), Joe Keysor’s book, Hitler, the Holocaust, and the Bible: A Scriptural Analysis of Anti-Semitism, National Socialism, and the Churches in Nazi Germany is an important book counteracting the growing clamor that Christianity |
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