Covid-19 is surging in Europe: Why is this happening, and should we be worried in SA?

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Malte Mueller
Malte Mueller
Malte Mueller

Europe is back "at the epicentre" of the pandemic, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned early in November.

Countries across the continent have been experiencing a surge in cases. According to WHO officials, Europe has seen a more than 50% increase in Covid cases. 

WHO Europe head Hans Kluge said in a statement that the continent could experience half a million more Covid deaths by February 2022.

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