WHO sounds alarm over looming Covid-19 catastrophe in Europe — RT World News

Europe is back at the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic and could see another half a million Covid-19 deaths by February, the World Health Organization’s top official in the region, has said.

“The current pace of transmission across the 53 countries of the European region is of grave concern,”Hans Kluge was the head of their regional office in Europe and spoke at a conference.

He said that hospitalizations of Covid-19 patient have increased more than twice in the span of one week according to WHO data.

Europe’s coronavirus pandemic is back in its center, Kluge acknowledged. “The difference is we know more and we can do more,”He said.

Yet, the reliable forecasts indicate that the continent might see some rain, regardless of the amount of experience they have in dealing with the virus. “another half a million Covid-19 deaths”The official alerted by February 1.

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Eastern European countries are seeing a sharp rise in Covid-19-related cases. Low vaccination rates have undermined efforts to eradicate pandemics.

The UN Health Agency reported Wednesday that coronavirus infections have increased in Europe in the past five weeks.

With 192 new coronavirus infections per 100,000, the continent is the most infected. The Americas have 72.

This report stated that the UK, Russia and Turkey are responsible for the rapid rise in sick persons.

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