Coronavirus disease in Germany– MHH informs

Last December a dangerous lung disease emerged in China. The pathogen is identified as a new form of the coronavirus. It is spreading rapidly all over the world. On the following pages we inform you about the current situation, resolve important questions and show you how the Hannover Medical School (MHH) is handling this situation.

Corona: News from MHH

Overview of all news

SARS-CoV-2 mutated: What we know about the Corona variants

There have been repeated reports of new variants of the previously known coronavirus from Great Britain, South Africa and Japan. Should we be afraid? Prof Dr Matthias Stoll explains.

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MHH starts Corona vaccination of employees

Vaccination centre has started work / Even those vaccinated must strictly adhere to hygiene rules

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Corona vaccine arrived at the MHH

Vaccination centre starts work on thursday / Even vaccinated patients must strictly observe hygiene rules

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Corona pandemic: MHH is a safe place to be

Internal CoCo study proved a very low infection rate compared to the population in Hannover Region 

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COVID-19 long time sequences: What we know now

Prof. Dr. Tobias Welte, pneumologist and acting vice-president of the MHH, will provide information on the status of long-term consequences of COVID-19 diseases.

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Vaccine against Corona: What we currently know

MHH infectiologist Professor Dr. Matthias Stoll explains the current status of the corona vaccine.

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MHH starts COVID-19 therapy study with blood plasma from convalescents

Federal Ministry of Health supports COMET with around 3.34 million euros.

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MHH is looking for volunteers aged 60+ for Corona study

Tuberculosis vaccine is intended to strengthen the immune system against the corona virus in older people.

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SARS-CoV-2: How many neutralizing antibodies are needed for protection?

MHH is developing a simple test to detect protective neutralizing antibodies.

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Latest videos (in German)

What do we know about Corona, Prof. Stoll?

MHH infectiologist Professor Matthias Stoll talks about new findings on the coronavirus and explains why flu vaccination is particularly important this year.

How dangerous is the corona outbreak on mink farms?

Is a new corona virus emerging on mink farms? In Denmark, corona infections have been detected in animals on several mink farms.

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.)
  • Landesgesundheitsamt Lower Saxony: 0511 / 4 505 555 (Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
  • Region Hannover: 0800 / 7 313 131 (free of charge, Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to 12 a.m.)