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How Europe can exit the COVID-19 public health emergency

European countries need measures that help control transmission, regardless of emerging variants, without having to impose more severe societal restrictions. Image: Unsplash / @dustintramel

Hans Kluge

Regional Director, Europe, World Health Organization (WHO)

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Figure 1: The omicron variant currently accounts for more than 99% of new COVID-19 infections in WHO’s European Region. Image: World Health Organisation, 2022
There has been a new resurgence of COVID-19 across all age groups in Europe in recent weeks. Image: World Health Organisation, 2022
Hans Kluge, WHO

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