Mask-free travel on German Chancellor’s plane prompts fresh debate

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz speaks during a joint media conference with South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Union Building in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, May 24, 2022.  AP/PTI

As Germany braces for the next Covid-19 wave, photos from a flight full of mask-less government officials, including Chancellor Olaf Scholz, and media representatives have prompted a renewed debate over health guidelines. The criticism was sparked by pictures from a government jet Scholz and Economics Minister Robert Habeck used to fly to Montreal this … Read more