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WHO predicts end of pandemic in Europe

Posted On: May 23, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

WHO predicts end of pandemic in Europe

The WHO's Europe chief says Omicron could be Covid-19's “endgame”
Speaking to AFP on Sunday, Hans Kluge, the World Health Organization's Europe director, claimed that there might be an end to the pandemic in sight, despite record levels of Covid-19 cases across the continent.
“It's plausible that the region is moving towards a kind of pandemic endgame,” he stated, adding that the Omicron variant of Covid-19, which has been shown to be slightly milder than previous strains, could infect 60% of Europeans by March.
Following this current wave of Omicron, “there will be for quite some weeks and months a global immunity, either thanks to the vaccine or because people have immunity due to the infection, and also lowering seasonality,” Kluge explained.

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