Mar 23, 2020 - Health
Angela Merkel tests negative for coronavirus
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has tested negative for COVID-19, her spokesperson said Monday, per AP.
The big picture: The 65-year-old went into self-quarantine Sunday after she learned that a doctor who had given her a pneumococcal infection vaccination tested positive for the illness. She will receive further testing in the coming days, according to the spokesperson.
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