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WHO: Delta mutant strains still dominate COVID-19 in  the European region

WHO: Delta mutant strains still dominate COVID-19 in  the European region.



 

WHO: Delta mutant strains still dominate COVID-19 in  the European region.

 

News from Copenhagen, on December 7.  The Director of the World Health Organization’s Regional Office for Europe, Kluge, said in Copenhagen, Denmark, that the number of infections with the mutant COVID-19 virus Omicron strain has recently been on the rise, but Del The tower variant strain still dominates the confirmed cases of COVID-19s in the European region.

 

Kluger said at an online press conference held that day that the delta mutant strain still dominates the European region, and the COVID-19 vaccination is still effective in reducing severe cases and deaths.

He called on all countries in the European region to take immediate action and take measures to increase COVID-19 vaccination, implement enhanced needle vaccination, wear masks in indoor places, and ventilate crowded places to deal with the COVID-19 epidemic.

 

Klug said that in the past month, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19s in the European region increased by nearly 10 million, among which the 5 to 14-year-old population had the highest rate of COVID-19 infections; the number of COVID-19 deaths in the European region increased by nearly 4,100 compared with the end of September. Nearly doubled. If the COVID-19 vaccine is not vaccinated, the mortality rate will only be higher.

 

Kluger said that a study conducted by the WHO Regional Office for Europe and the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention showed that from December 2020 to November 2021, at least 470,000 lives were saved directly by vaccination against the COVID-19.

 

This is a full affirmation of the value of vaccines and science, and a testament to the efforts of governments and medical staff of various countries.

 

According to statistics from the WHO Regional Office for Europe, 55% of the population in the European region has completed the COVID-19 vaccination, and 43 countries are providing booster vaccination for susceptible people.

 

 

 

 

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