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Europe could witness “another half a million Covid deaths” by February: WHO

By Saima Siddiqui 
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Europe could witness “another half a million Covid deaths” by February: WHO

Copenhagen: The sudden rise in number of Covid-19 cases in Europe is alarming as the pandemic has already wreck havoc in the country. Additionally, as per the World Health Organization report the region could see another half a million deaths by early next year, read its report on Thursday.

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“The current pace of transmission across the 53 countries of the European Region is of grave concern,” WHO Europe director Hans Kluge told a press conference, adding that one reliable projection would mean “another half a million Covid-19 deaths,” by February if the current trajectory continued.

The WHO’s European Region spans 53 countries and territories and includes several nations in Central Asia.

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