Monthly Archives: September, 2021

The Standing Committee on Vaccination recommends corona vaccination for all pregnant women. For a study, researchers examined umbilical cord blood after birth to find out how babies are protected. The result: positive. Expectant parents usually have many worries. Since the beginning of the pandemic, there has also been the fear of pregnant women becoming infected with Sars-CoV-2. How bad can the course of the disease be? And what effects can an infection have on the child? Can pregnant women get vaccinated? The important thing is: there is no reason to panic. Experts rate the absolute risk of a severe Covid-19…

With a new software version, Tesla drivers can activate the self-driving mode FSD. However, there is a safety check before the release. The US electric car manufacturer Tesla is in principle unlocking its software package for autonomous driving for all US users. Installing software version 2021.32. 22 will enable activation of the Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta, US media reported, citing Tesla drivers. However, the function will only be unlocked after a “safety check. ” In addition, the mode is only available in the USA for the time being. Tesla CEO Elon Musk had already announced the release for all users…

In Patagonia, the two companies broke ground on a plant that will one day produce synthetic gasoline. In Punta Arenas in Chilean Patagonia, an industrial plant is to be built that will produce virtually CO2-neutral fuel. Porsche and Siemens Energy have now broken ground on the Haru Oni project. Initially, according to Porsche’s announcement, a pilot plant is to be completed in 2022, producing 130,000 liters of synthetic gasoline annually. In two stages, capacity is then to be expanded to around 55 million liters of e-fuels by 2024 and to around 550 million liters by 2026. The fuel is to…

In the run-up to his visit to Hungary, it was not yet clear whether Pope Francis would be received by head of government Orban. According to the Vatican, the two spoke about the topic of environmental protection, among other things. Pope Francis has arrived in Hungary. Prime Minister Viktor Orban welcomed the pope at the Budapest Museum of Art. President Janos Ader also joined him for a subsequent conversation. Afterwards, Francis took part in a meeting with bishops and representatives of the Jewish community. The appointment had been eagerly awaited because the pope and the conservative head of government hold…

Pope Francis has praised the “wisdom” of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in an interview. However, the words he quoted came from Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. Pope Francis has mistakenly attributed criticism by Russian President Vladimir Putin of the West’s interventionist policy in Afghanistan to German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU). The head of the Catholic Church called Merkel “one of the great figures of international politics” and then quoted her as saying: “It is necessary to put an end to the irresponsible policy of intervening from the outside and building democracy in other countries, ignoring the traditions of the peoples. “While…

A study from Israel has determined that people who have already been infected with the coronavirus have a significantly lower risk of being infected again than those who have been vaccinated twice. The study was first reported by Der Spiegel. Data from Israel’s second-largest health insurer, which covers about 2. 5 million people, were used as the basis. According to the researchers, this is the “largest study of its kind to date,” the news magazine said. Charlotte Thålin of Danderyd Hospital and the Karolinska Institute, said in the journal Science that the results show how vaccinations are outperformed by natural…