The fight for the vaccine: America first began to very annoy the Germans

The crisis caused by the coronavirus epidemic suddenly opened the Germans eyes to the fact that their “allies and partners” in the person of the USA care primarily about their well-being, and all the stories about “common values” have nothing to do with reality.

Information from Deutsche Welle that US President Donald Trump tried to attract German scientists from CureVac who are working on a vaccine against coronavirus to develop a drug exclusively for the United States became the main political news in Germany.

It is easy to imagine what the Germans felt after this news amid statements by German Chancellor Angela Merkel that 60-70% of the country's population could become infected with coronavirus.

The resonance from this message forced the minister economics and German Federal Energy Peter Altmeier make a public statement that Germany is not for sale.

According to German political scientist Alexander Rahr, the inhabitants of Germany regarded this statement as a blow from an ally.

America first is starting to annoy. Germans do not understand why Americans behave with Germany as a vassal

- quotes Rara newspaper "Sight".
The political scientist is convinced that the German government will do everything to keep CureVac, a company working on the development of a vaccine against coronavirus, in Germany, and prevent the Americans from buying it.

This is not only a financial, but also an ethical issue.

- he stressed.
Photos used: Ali Shaker; Voice of America /
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  1. GRF Offline
    GRF 16 March 2020 18: 26
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    After the defeat in the Second World War, a huge number of scientists and their developments were exported from Germany to America, and no one was indignant ...
    Germany is no longer afraid that America could repeat this?
  2. Shelest2000 Offline
    Shelest2000 16 March 2020 18: 57
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    America first is starting to annoy. Germans do not understand why Americans behave with Germany as a vassal

    The Germans forgot about the Chancellor Pact. What are they surprised at? ..
  3. Sergey Latyshev Offline
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 16 March 2020 22: 20
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    But what exactly Trump said was modestly silent. But everyone is outraged.

    Let's see how “suddenly open to the Germans eyes” will be open in a month.
  4. Bulanov Offline
    Bulanov (Vladimir) 17 March 2020 10: 09
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    And what did the occupied country want from the occupiers? Woe to the vanquished!