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Berlin, 26 January (Reuters) - the authorities German sanitary states Wednesday of 164,000 new contaminations to the coronavirus in one day, a recorded record announced while the Bundestag is preparing to discuss the introduction of mandatory vaccination.

Faced with the slowdown in the vaccination campaign, German MPs are invited to decide on a bill to mandate VVID-19 vaccination that could be imposed on the entire population or specific groups. .

In Germany, 75% of the population received at least one dose of vaccine, a proportion lower than what can be observed in other Western European countries, France, Spain, Italy and the Netherlands where The rate oscillates between 80% and 77%.

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The subject is not unanimous, or in the Bundestag or public opinion, and several calls to protest before Parliament have been launched.

"anti-Vax" denounce, as in many other European countries, the supposed government's willingness to accentuate its grip on the population and say that making immunization compulsory is contrary to Article 2 of the German Constitution which guarantees everyone the right to life and physical integrity.

According to an Allensbach survey for the Faz, the proportion of Germans who support the manifestations hostile to government measures advanced and 12% of respondents imagine participating in these gatherings against 6% a year ago. (Riham Alkousaa, French version Nicolas Delame)

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