FDP boss Lindner: “We have to vaccinate and boost more”

Status: 11/12/2021 10:34 p.m.

FDP boss Lindner has in the daily topics described the pandemic situation as dramatic. He demanded more speed when boosting. He did not rule out that unvaccinated people will have to go into lockdown in the future.

The fourth corona wave hit Germany with force. Nevertheless, the SPD, Greens and FDP want to end the epidemic emergency in the Bundestag on November 25th. in the daily topicsIn an interview, FDP boss Christian Lindner made it clear that the traffic light parties are nevertheless aware of the difficult situation. “The situation is dire,” he said.

However, the “federal emergency brake”, which makes general lockdowns possible and on which the outgoing federal government has relied, could not have changed such a situation. In view of the millions of people who have been vaccinated, this is no longer the appropriate measure to curb the spread of the virus, said Lindner. Such conditions would have to expire.

FDP chairman Lindner on possible measures against Corona

Topics of the day 9.45 p.m., 11.12.2021

Compulsory tests also for vaccinated persons?

“We have to vaccinate and boost a lot more,” said the FDP leader. “3G rules are now necessary in old people’s and nursing homes – possibly also 2G ​​rules at the level of the federal states.” He thinks it is imperative that vaccinated people also get tested before attending events. Lindner also did not want to rule out the possibility that unvaccinated people would have to go into lockdown. “We are keeping such a measure open,” he said.

The SPD, Greens and FDP intend to anchor a nationwide uniform catalog of measures in the Infection Protection Act, which is limited to March 19. To this end, the Bundestag discussed changes to the Infection Protection Act (IfSG) on Thursday, which are to be passed in the coming week. The Federal Council will then have to give its approval, probably in a special meeting on November 19.


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