Disease Outbreaks

WHO: COVID triples across Europe, hospital admissions double

LONDON — The World Health Organization said this on Tuesday coronavirus Cases have tripled across Europe in the past six weeks, accounting for nearly half of all infections worldwide. The number of hospital admissions has also doubled, although the number of intensive care admissions has remained low. In a statement on Tuesday, WHO’s Europe director, …

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As hospital admissions rise, France is weighing return to masks

Nice, France — Tourism is on the rise again France – and so is COVID-19. French officials have “invited” or “recommended” people to return to using face masks, but have stopped renewing restrictions that would deter visitors or revive anti-government protests. From commuters from Paris to tourists on the French Riviera, many people seem to …

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