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this is d w news live from berlin germany says 2 people evacuated from china have tested positive for the corona virus are now being treated the 2 are among a group of passengers who have been quarantined since a german military plane brought them to frankfurt on saturday we'll speak with someone who was on that flight. also coming up billions of locusts are descending on east africa threatening crops and food supplies kenya has been particularly hit being called the worst infestation marron 7 decades. and super bowl excitement is
added zenith as the kansas city chiefs preparing to take on the san francisco 49 hours more than 100000000 viewers are expected to watch in the united states alone the game could be one of the most tightly contested showdowns in recent years. thanks for joining us german officials say 2 people evacuated from china to germany on saturday have tested positive for the corona virus they were among more than 120 people flown to frankfurt on a military plane from chinese city at the center of the outbreak the positive cases both german nationals have been hospitalized doctors say they're doing well the rest of the passengers remain in a 2 week quarantine at a military facility. now on sunday germany's health minister defended the decision to carry out the evacuation. departure in china we had to
and were able to assume that symptom free compact treats were returning to us. they were still symptom free in frankfurt and in that sense they seemed healthy. but think you patient tell you means in a situation like this but what we've seen can change relatively quickly i'm not sure exactly why the quarantine was right. to try. whatever those evacuated is yannick vice a german who's been studying in china he's currently under that quarantine with the other passengers at an air base in germany southwest we asked him earlier about the conditions he's being kept under. beer here. military base. building is separated from the other buildings we have fans around oh well so there's no way that the old soldier or somebody else can join us in our holes
but also we are not about to leave or hollows. because we're going to go outside but we're not. friends. visiting here is very very good everybody else has the sitting room we've got to. get one through prevents break here also in the facility so this kind of is elation this i think the best opportunity to manage this thing all of wearing masks during. the plane for all the time so i think there is extent we think those there is not very high but of course it's quite possible. and that's why we have here just kind of parity because i think it's necessary because nobody can say in my healthy world. it's not clear if and when people like yannick will be able to return to han as the number infected people there grows quite rapidly according to
official chinese sources 360 people have now died from the virus in the country but a patient in thailand has provided hope that a certain drug cocktail could be used to treat severe cases of the infection. and this patient's health took an unexpected turn for the better the 70 year old chinese woman came down with the corona virus which is already kind hundreds of lives but the virus vanished from her body after doctors in thailand administered an unusual q. . you know this is the standard treatment that we've used with patients it's a mixture of and th i.v. drugs and a fleet. which china used to cure patients the mixture of both treatment shows a vast improvement 48 hours after applying the treatment and the result turns negative. further tests will determine whether this cocktail will put an end to the corona virus epidemic china is struggling to contain the disease the
army has flown almost 800 medical staff and 60 tons of supplies to woo han the city at the epicenter of the outbreak. after receiving the order we immediately began to make arrangements for the mission carefully selecting cruise and coming out with 4 different flight plans considering the high risk of infection we also took measures to protect ourselves and provide a safe cabin space. more than 300 people have died from the virus in china almost 15000 infections have been registered across the country. and will hand in the surrounding her bay province hospitals are being built in record time to absorb the strain on the health sector. outside who the government is desperate to slow the viruses spread in the city event every household is limited to one shopping trip by person every 2 days. public transport is disinfected but next week millions of
chinese will return to work after an extended lunar new year holiday to put such measures to the test. that are some of the other stories making news around the world a man has been shot dead by police in the u.k. after a stabbing attack in the south london suburb of st of police say the incident is terrorism related the suspect had recently been released from prison on terrorism charges urgency services say 3 people wounded one of them critically. a state of emergency has been lifted near new south wales but bush fires continue to burn in other parts of australia at least 60 fires threaten property and land including a blaze in the blue mountains has been burning for several weeks on sunday dozens of homes were destroyed as fires raged out of control south of canberra. protesters in lebanon have rallied outside the u.s.
embassy near beirut in anger over president donald trump's peace plan for israel the palestinians protesters remove the barbed wire and reached an embassy security fence their proposal they're against would allow israel to annex parts of the west bank has been rejected by the palestinian authority and the arab league. the horn of africa is still struggling to cope with a massive infestation of locusts sweeping the region somalia is the latest country affected it's declared a national emergency as the insects devastate farmland and food supplies and one of the poorest and most vulnerable vulnerable parts of the world the swarm of locusts 1st hit in kenya over a week ago. the land and livelihoods at risk farmers wrestling with the impact of climate change are now trying to defend their crops against desert locusts. so we depend heavily on the farming season we have to
but the one beginning in april is short and not as productive we worry that the locus will destroy our harvest and we end up remaining hungry through the rest of the year waiting for the october crop in season i mean. swarming by the billions locust pose a grave threat to food security throughout the horn of africa kenya the epicenter of the infestation ethiopia and somalia are the most severely impacted countries so far but a risk to south sudan and uganda are on the rise fear of what this could mean for the ecosystems of nations already struggling to feed their people is also growing. very bleak.
and they're multiplying quickly. too. so we. so we need more help. before. well if. the challenge is that some areas are so remote that crews can't cordon ate their efforts using the internet or g.p.s. kenya's ministry of agriculture continues to put planes in the air spraying chemicals with the hope of ridding the region of the swarms and protecting the food supply for the 11000000 plus people who live here. football now freiburg have so far been this season's over achievers they lost on
sunday to a strong cologne side we're now comfortably 6 points clear of the relegation spots . despite being on the receiving end of a 51 thrashing last weekend cologne fans have had plenty to cheer about recently with their side finally getting into gear on the hosts were 1st to draw blood less than half an hour was played by both fail to clear this corner leaving defenders of us jumbo now to tap in his 4th goal of the campaign the summer signing contributing on both ends of the pitch. after the break 5 once again failed to clear their lines leaving striker john called the bouts of double the lead by keeper alexander swallow parried the ball into space and court the work he did up. the lax defending continued kingsley ac buoys mazie run was left virtually unchallenged in the 91st minute resulting in the 1st one to see the goal for the right back i'm just one minute later he. added another to seal food
mill and result colognes biggest home victory since 2011. it's their 5th when in 6 games now while opponents fi borg have cooled off considerably managing just one in the same period. in the late game deny part of the chance to move out of the relegation places with a 42 away when. men saw a red for the struggling hosts after this tussle. and both were made their numerical advantage count with daniel gin check putting them 31 up after an hour a stunning strike by sebastian vettel it is briefly gave some hope of getting back into the game but maximilian arnold's free kick put an end to that victory was most birds 1st this year and it sees them climb back into the top half of the table.
let's now take a look of the results from this weekend's bundesliga matches cologne and both scored 4 in their games on sunday on saturday leipzig drew with mentioned bloodbath biron wanted minds to go to the top of the table dortmund won big against. hoffenheim beat liver couldn't disagree with frankfurt. beat braman and on friday. ended goal this those results have made things incredibly tight at the top of the bundesliga table just 3 points now separate the top 4 with defending champions by are now leading the pack dortmund move up to 3rd after their victory at the end the other end dusseldorf are off the bottom thanks to their draw colognes winning streak has given them breathing space from the relegation pack. moving over to the u.s. it's almost kick off time for super bowl $54.00 as miami host american football's
greatest spectacle the kansas city chiefs take on the san francisco $49.00 er's but as ever the super bowl is about way more than just the game going on the field. it's been a long weary wait for chiefs fans who are back in the super bowl for the 1st time in more than 50 years. can't get at me and all my life i've been waiting for the paper to get me here i am still in the back seat i know me and i can't wait for my moment to bring you to. 'd sunday's contest sees them take on the san francisco 49 ers whose most recent super bowl crown came in 1994 it's as much of a throwback as you're likely to find these days this is the 1st super bowl in 4 years not to feature the new england patriots and this super star quarterback tom brady instead the play will be orchestrated by 49 ers main man jimmy carroll polo brady's former understudy the patriots and patrick mahoney of the chiefs who many
see as brady's heir apparent. bookmakers offered it to a tightly contested affair with the chiefs just favorites. with more than $100000000.00 u.s. view is expected to choose in it's not only the usual big brands looking to cash in on lucrative commercial spots as president donald trump and democratic candidate michael bloomberg have reportedly splashed out over $10000000.00 each on hoffa time political cost of this message the stage is set for an epic clash as excitement builds ahead of super bowl $54.00. but before the human players take the field some adorable furry players took part in what might you call the ultimate tailgating event that's right the puppy bowl is back for a 16th year playful pops from animal shelters around the world steffan scratch in a scrimmage before the main event the rules are simple drag or kick
a chew toy into the end zone but the ultimate goal is to win the hearts of potential owners each of these little guys is up for adoption. and maybe a super dog bowl for the winner there watching to give you news live from berlin up next world stories of the week reports. so you can top of the. why subscribe to d.w. books you meet your favorite writer some tend to equals me and you have to respond to do your books. look closely. carefully and don't.