Sunday, November 28

In Europe, WHO fears 700,000 additional deaths by spring

(Belga) The World Health Organization (WHO) expressed concern on Tuesday about the “grip” of the Covid-19 epidemic in Europe, which could lead to 700,000 additional deaths on the continent, bringing the total number deaths to 2.2 million by spring.

“Hospital beds can be expected to be under high or extreme pressure in 25 countries and high or extreme pressure in intensive care units in 49 out of 53 countries by March 1, 2022 Cumulative reported deaths are expected to reach more than 2.2 million by next spring, based on current trends, ”the organization said in a statement. Currently, more than 1.5 million people have died from Covid in the region. (Belga)

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