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

MHH: Young woman successfully lung transplanted after COVID-19 infection

Rare procedure for SARS-CoV-2 sufferer.

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New visiting regulations for relatives!

As of Monday, 17 May, visits by relatives are possible again under certain conditions.

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New findings on rare side effects after Corona vaccination

MHH successfully treats patients with sinus vein thrombosis.

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From 26 March there will be a general ban on relatives visiting the MHH

Regulation will initially apply for four weeks / Arrangement of a pick-up and drop-off service.

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First Europe-wide guideline for the inpatient treatment of COVID-19 patients

MHH pneumologist is co-author and representative for Germany.

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SARS-CoV-2: T-cell immunity plays important role in virus defence

Research group investigates immune response in blood samples of COVID-19 sufferers and recovered patients.

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Coronavirus: How dangerous are the mutations?

Professor Dr Thomas Schulz, head of the MHH Institute of Virology and spokesperson of the RESIST Cluster of Excellence, clarifies.

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Coronavirus: How at risk are children?

The transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in children has been discussed again and again for a year. Our experts, Prof. Dr. Peter Hillemanns (Director of the MHH Women's Clinic) and Dr.…

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Immunotherapy does not increase the risk of severe COVID-19 course

MHH study examines disease courses of more than 800 SARS-CoV-2-infected multiple sclerosis patients.

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How does the pandemic influence our thinking and feeling?

MHH research group wants to record the effects of the lockdown with second Germany-wide Corona survey.

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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.)
  • 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.)
  • Vaccination hotline for Lower Saxony: 0800 9988665 (Mondays to Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.)