Angela Merkel During the start of an online conversation with German citizens about COVID-19 this Wednesday (14), about a dozen showed signs of exhaustion.
In the video (see above), it looks like the Prime Minister Germany Difficulty keeping your eyes open while the first guest speaks.
After this, however, she collected herself and gave a lengthy answer to a question asked by a student in Karlsruhe about giving her confidence during the pandemic.
“The fact that we knew about the virus quickly gave me confidence. We knew what to do and what not to do. And if we followed the rules like keeping our distance and wearing masks, then We will be able to stop that and step by step feel in our own way, ”said Merkel.
“And so much dedication, so much commitment in families, and so many people giving so much – it gave me confidence. And the third vaccine. When it became more and more of a reality. At first I just couldn’t believe how quickly it developed Gone.”
However, the German prime minister insisted that despite such confidence, there were setbacks and the moment deserves special attention because of the delta version.
“It certainly won’t be as bad as before. But we already see in other countries that they are having problems. We have to be very smart to deal with the virus. But I believe in my intelligence and the wisdom of the people. ”
This was not the first time the German prime minister has participated in online conversations with citizens about the pandemic. Before that, she has met virtually with groups of parents, artists, and self-employed workers.