Germany shuts down ski resorts to prevent spread of coronavirus

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    Germany is imposing stricter lockdown measures as it struggles to suppress coronavirus infections. Chancellor Angela Merkel says restrictions are likely to continue into January. She is also pushing for an EU vote on shutting ski resorts over the winter holidays. But that is getting a chilly reception in other European countries. Al Jazeera’s Dominic Kane reports from Berlin. –

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