Europe faces “extreme stress” in hospitals due to covid-19

Some 43 countries in Europe face a “high or extreme tension” in the hospital beds due to the increase in covid-19, as alerted this Wednesday by the general director of the World Health Organization (WHO) for Europe, Hans Kluge.

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From the Palau de la Generalitat, Kluge has participated in the presentation of the Orientation of the Health Plan 2021-2025 of the Generalitat de Catalunya, that the Government still have to approve and that will set the strategies to follow in the next four years.

As the WHO did days ago, Kluge recalled that “Europe is once again in the epicenter of the pandemic. ” “[Desde que comenzó] There have been almost a million and a half deaths due to covid. AND we could have another half a million deaths in Europe and Central Asia before February “, said Kluge, who has praised the high vaccination rate in Catalonia, where 83.5% of the population over 12 years of age already have the complete vaccine schedule.

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