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COVID19: Europe in a state of “ceasefire”

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Thanks to strong immunity across Europe and the lesser seriousness of Omicron, the continent is in a state of “ceasefire” that could lead to the end of the Covid-19 pandemic, the European section of the World Health Organization said today.

“With the end of winter,” this period of increased protection must be considered a 'ceasefire' that could bring us a lasting peace, “said the WHO regional director. for Europe Hans Kluge in an online press conference.

“This situation can only last as long as immunity is maintained by continuing vaccination campaigns and monitoring new strains,” he said, however, calling on health authorities to protect the most vulnerable populations.

In this region, which has 53 countries, some of which are in Central Asia, infections have risen sharply with Omicron.

Nearly 12 million new cases were reported last week, according to the WHO. and is the largest number since the pandemic began two years ago.

Source: politis.com.cy

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