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Coronavirus disease in Germany– MHH informs

The new form of the coronavirus, which first appeared in December 2019, has spread rapidly throughout the world. On these pages we provide information about the current situation, clarify the important questions about COVID-19 and show how Hannover Medical School (MHH) is working in this situation.

Corona: News from MHH

Overview of all news

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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Strengthening the virus defence with larch extract and more exercise

MHH study investigates the influence of prostaglandin E2 on the immune system.

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MHH study on SARS-CoV-2: Cross-vaccination protects effectively

Combination of vaccines from AstraZeneca and Biontech/Pfizer protects particularly well - even with virus variants.

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How useful are COVID vaccinations for children?

Children between the ages of 12 and 17 can be vaccinated. But the STIKO does not recommend it. This is what our lung specialist Dr. Schwerk thinks ...

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Lessons from Corona: Enabling more closeness at the end of life

MHH investigates effects of the Corona pandemic on outpatient palliative care in PallPan.

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

Rare procedure for SARS-CoV-2 sufferer.

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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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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.)