In Europe, WHO fears 700,000 more dead by spring

With the strong resumption of the pandemic, the World Health Organization is worried about Europeans and their health systems.

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The World Health Organization (WHO) expressed concern on Tuesday about ” the influence Of the Covid-19 epidemic in Europe, which could lead to 700,000 additional deaths on the continent, bringing the total number of deaths to 2.2 million by the 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 over 2.2 million by next spring, based on current trends ”, Explained the organization in a statement.

Currently, more than 1.5 million people have died from Covid in the region.