Opposition in times of corona
How do you as a party oppose Mark Rutte and his cabinet? Rutte’s VVD is above 40 seats in every poll. How do politicians like Jesse Klaver (D66), Lodewijk Asscher (PvdA), Lilian Marijnissen (SP) and Geert Wilders (PVV) operate during this era? Our editorial team in The Hague finds out.
How do you oppose the cabinet in times of crisis?
Why does one get sick and the other not?
Everyone can become infected with the coronavirus, but not everyone will experience the same complaints. How is this possible? Why does one get very sick and the other only suffers from a cough? We are looking at a choir in Gelderse Heerde, where some members did get corona and others did not.
Why does one get seriously ill and the other not?
Happy with peace from the corona crisis
The corona crisis has completely shut down everything in the Netherlands. And some people love that: no crowds, no planes, few people on the street. How does this group view the upcoming relaxations?
Some are happy with all corona restrictions
‘Distribute care differently at the next peak’
Because regular care became very crowded when hospitals had to free up capacity for corona patients, hundreds of thousands of years of life may have been lost. At a possible second spike of infections, corona care should be distributed across hospitals differently, says Ernst Kuipers, chairman of the National Coordination Center for Patient Distribution. He’s a guest.
“The coronavirus is not gone, flattening the curve completely is an illusion”
Is it necessary to keep a distance of 1.5 meters in the open air?
After weeks of sitting indoors, it becomes more difficult for people to stick to the rules. The security regions are concerned with how to manage the increasing crowds. In the meantime, a new picture emerges from a new study: the chance of outdoor contamination appears to be very small. Is it necessary to keep a distance of 1.5 meters? We speak epidemiologist Patricia Bruijning.
‘Outside the chance of infection is small, but don’t go for a picnic with each other’