Faced with the rapid spread of the New Continent variant, the World Health Organization raised alarm Tuesday
Be concerned about ” tsunami “Omicron, the European Branch of the World Health Organization, estimated Tuesday, January 11, that Omicron could affect more than half of Europeans within two months due to the current rate.
“At this rate, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluations (IHME), predicts that over 50% of the area’s population will become infected with Omicron in the next six to 8 weeks.”Hans Kluge, WHO Europe director, stated this at an online conference.
These variants can be mutated in a variety of ways “It can adhere more easily to human cell membranes, so it can infect even those who have been previously vaccinated or infected.”He said so.
This region includes 53 countries, and extends as far as Central Asia. It has more than 7,000,000 new cases of Covid-19 during the first week in 2022. According to WHO data, 26 countries have reported that over 1% of their populations tested positive for Covid-19 each week since January 10.
Hans Kluge says the magnitude is important to him “Unprecedented “Transmission has resulted in an increase of hospitalizations and a stable death rate.
The wave “Omicron is threatening to spread rapidly into other countries, posing challenges to healthcare systems and service delivery”He was sad.