COVID-19

Potential benefits of delaying the second mRNA COVID-19 vaccine dose

Vaccination against COVID-19 with the recently approved mRNA vaccines BNT162b2 (BioNTech/Pfizer) and mRNA-1273 (Moderna) is currently underway in a large number of countries. However, high incidence rates and rapidly spreading SARS-CoV-2 variants are …

Preprint out: Potential benefits of delaying the second mRNA COVID-19 vaccine dose

We are happy that our preprint Potential benefits of delaying the second mRNA COVID-19 vaccine dose is out and available on arxiv.org. This has been a very constructive and effective collaborative effort, lead by our Ben Maier, who did all the heavy lifting, and valuable contributions by the teams of Cornelia Betsch, Michael Meyer-Hermann and by Karl Lauterbach.

Alles, was das Unterwegssein bremst, ist jetzt sinnvoll

Bus, Bahn, Büro: Welche Orte sind es, wo viele sich anstecken? Und welche der nun geplanten Maßnahmen bringen etwas? Dirk Brockmann, Experte für Corona-Daten, erklärt es.

Wir müssen an allen Ecken ganz massiv Kontakte reduzieren

Seit Wochen ist Deutschland wieder im Lockdown, aber die Corona-Zahlen sinken nicht spürbar. Der Epidemiologe Dirk Brockmann vom Robert-Koch-Institut erläutert im rbb-Interview, dass vor allem die Mobilität der Menschen ein Problem ist.

Corona Datenspende App

At the beginning of April 2020, we launched the official Corona Datenspende App. Since then, more than 530.000 German inhabitants have decided to donate their fitness tracker data. This is the biggest data donation project worldwide. We also calculate daily fever detections by regions and update the live fever monitor.

Pressekonferenz des RKI

Der Präsident des Robert-Koch-Instituts, Prof. Lothar H. Wieler und Dirk Brockmann informieren über die aktuelle Corona-Lage. Laut RKI-Epidemiologe Dirk Brockmann sei es eine 'totale Konsensaussage' aller Modellberechnungen, dass die Maßnahmen weiter …

COVID-19 mobility monitor

We look at current pandemic mobility patterns and analyse the germanwide mobility based on anonymized mobile phone data. Our automated daily results are shown on the live monitor.

COVID-19 lockdown induces disease-mitigating structural changes in mobility networks

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic many countries implemented containment measures toreduce disease transmission. Studies using digital data sources show that the mobility of individualswas effectively reduced in multiple countries. However, it …

German COVID-19 Snapshot Monitoring (COSMO)-Welle 11 (12.05.2020)

Risk perceptions down at pre-lockdown level, acceptance of measures related to worries aboutindividual economic situationRisk perceptions are still declining, as is the acceptance of the measures;both dropping to the before-lockdown level. 89% keep a …

Coronavirus-Pandemie--Die Krise nachhaltig überwinden

Die Ausbreitung des SARS-CoV-2-Virus hat inzwischen auf alle Bereiche unserer Gesellschaft massive Auswirkungen. Angesichts der daraus resultierenden enormen Unsicherheit kommt der Wissenschaft eine große Verantwortung zu. Sie muss auf der Basis …