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Coronavirus disease in Germany– MHH informs

The new form of the coronavirus, which first emerged in December 2019, has spread rapidly throughout the world. On these pages, we clarify the important questions about COVID-19 and provide information about the current situation and important research projects at MHH.

Corona: News from MHH

Overview of all news

How COVID-19 permanently damages the heart

MHH research team shows for the first time how the inflammation in COVID 19 alters the smallest vessels in the heart.

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MHH seeks subjects for Corona vaccine studies

Inhalable vaccine and vaccine with two antigens will be tested on healthy people.

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Corona researchers are looking for new targets

Team from the MHH, the DZIF and the University of Giessen investigates approaches for new drugs that act against many different coronaviruses.

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New Omikron variant: What we have to prepare for

Lung expert Professor Welte says which patient groups must now protect themselves.

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No higher Covid-19 risk due to artificial insemination

Research team analyses data from SARS-CoV-2-positive pregnant women.

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New visiting regulations

From Monday, February 28, 2022, visiting relatives will be easier.

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How a SARS-CoV-2 infection can become severe COVID-19

Research team demonstrates role of inflammatory plasma proteins in blood vessel dysfunction.

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COVID-19: Detected change in blood vessels in the lungs

International research team with MHH participation successfully uses new X-ray technique for the first time. 

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Facts against Fake News

A vaccination needle is inserted into the upper arm of a person.
Source: Picture by DoroT Schenk/Pixabay


There are many false reports circulating in the media on the subject of corona vaccination. Our infectiologist Prof. Dr. Matthias Stoll dispels the following rumours and lies:

All the facts can be found HERE



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Information hotlines for citizens and patients:



  • Bundesgesundheitsministerium: 030 / 346 465 100 (Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to 12 a.m.)


  • Central hotline of the state government of Lower Saxony: 0511/120 6000 (Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., not on public holidays)
  • Vaccination hotline for Lower Saxony: 0800 9988665 (Mondays to Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.)