March 25, 2020

The anti-corona measures are grotesque… In Germany, 2,200 people over the age of 65 die every day. … Every elderly person has the right to make an effort not to be one of those who leave us every day. For this, he has his hobbies, does sport, maintains his social contacts, attends events. That’s all gone now. … You can assume that Government measures will shorten life expectancy. These measures are self-destructive, and if this society accepts this, it is like a collective suicide.

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Prof. Sucharit Bhakdi (born in 1946) is a physician and specialist in microbiology. He was a professor at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz and head of the Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hygiene.

Open letter to Frau Dr. Angela Merkel