WHO warns 700,000 more deaths in Europe by March 2022

COVID-19: On November 24, the BBC reports that the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that another 700,000 people will die from COVID-19 in 53 European countries (49 European countries and four Asian nations). Israel Tajikistan Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan) within March 2022 after the cumulative death toll in Europe exceeded 1.5 million.

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People line up to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Vienna on the second day of a national lockdown in Austria [Vadim Ghirda/AP Photo]

WHO says coronavirus is top cause of death in the European region And it is estimated that cumulative deaths will reach 2.2 million by March. 2022 based on current trends And added that the confirmed deaths were related to COVID. This has doubled the daily number of infections to nearly 4,200, of which 1,200 came from Russia alone.

The WHO also warned of high and severe stress conditions in intensive care units (ICUs) in 49 European nations by March. 2022 as well, Dr. Hans Kluge, WHO’s European Directorate, has urged those who have not been vaccinated to be vaccinated. “We all have the opportunity and responsibility to help avoid unnecessary tragedy and loss of life. and limit further disruption to society and business in the coming winter,” said Dr Kluge.

Thousands take part in a demonstration against COVID-19 restrictions in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Europe is facing a surge in the number of infected people. Recently, Austria has resumed a nationwide lockdown. and many countries consider new measures Although many countries Including France, Germany and Greece, may be scheduled soon. This ensures that citizens are fully vaccinated. But other countries have also witnessed violent protests against the new measures, such as the Netherlands, which has staged several nights of riots to oppose lockdowns in some areas.

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The WHO says the number of people who are not vaccinated is huge. and the prevalence of variable delta coronavirus in some countries. It is an important factor for the high epidemic rate in the European region.

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