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New York: With forecasts indicating more than 50 per cent of Europeans are likely to become infected with the Omicron variant in the next six to eight weeks, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that health workers still bear the greatest burden. more
Belgium detects Europe's first case of new COVID variant

Brussels/JEN: Belgium on Friday detected its first case of the new variant of COVID-19, which also marks the first infection in Europe, media reports said.

Europe hits highest weekly COVID-19 cases since pandemic began

New York: Almost two million cases of COVID-19 were reported in Europe last week, the most in a single week in that region since the pandemic started, according to the World Health Organi ...

WHO says new 2mln COVID cases in Europe last week marked highest weekly rise since 2020

Washington, Nov 12 (UNI/Sputnik) The nearly 2 million cases of the coronavirus reported last week in Europe marked the highest increment in a single week in the region since the pandemic ...

COVID-19: Europe and Central Asia, epicentre of new rise

New York: About 22 months since the first cases of COVID-19 were reported, and almost a year since the first vaccines were approved, reported cases and deaths from the virus are increasin ...

Halt legislation on coercive mental health measures in Europe – UN experts

New York: Independent UN human rights experts called on Friday for a European body of intergovernmental experts to stop legislation supporting coercive mental health measures.

Vaccinated Europeans now outnumber those infected by COVID, but ‘threat remains present’

New York: Just over 460 days since the first COVID-19 cases were reported in Europe, more citizens living in the region have now been vaccinated, than the number infected, and although ne ...

New COVID-19 strain detected in 8 European countries: WHO

London: The World Health Organization has said the new strain of COVID-19 has been detected in eight European countries so far.

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency

New York Feb 8 (IBNS): Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and a three-fold in ...

Europe, Central Asia 'transitioning' to new nutrition challenges, cautions UN agency

New York, Mar 14 (Just Earth News): Warning that new consumption patterns in Europe and Central Asian countries are leading to complex health challenges, the United Nations food security a ...