SARS-CoV-2 - press releases

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Social accident insurance: over 100,000 cases of COVID-19 recognised as occupational illnesses

The German social accident insurance institutions for trade and industry and the German Social Accident insurance institutions for the public sector are promoting vaccinations – More occupational and commuting accidents again during the first half of 2021.
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DGUV successfully defends itself against the spread of false information concerning the wearing of masks

DGUV has obtained a temporary injunction against attorney Ralf Ludwig at Leipzig Regional Court (Ref. 09 O 2588/20). According to this injunction, Ludwig is prohibited by the court, under penalty of the ordinary legal process, from claiming or distributing the following, or allowing the following to be claimed or distributed.
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Source: Dominik Buschardt / DGUV

Masks in schools: social accident insurance protection applies

School directors or teachers who stipulate or put in place measures at school to protect against infections can rest assured that they are exempted from liability by the social accident insurance system.
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Source: DGUV

The German social accident insurance institutions for the public and private sectors have been receiving more and more enquiries about the use of masks. Many of these enquires are related to the concern that wearing masks can be dangerous to a person’s health.
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