WHO: The pandemic may be over after the omicron


Published 23 January 2022 at 18.56

Abroad. The corona pandemic in Europe could come to an end with the ongoing omikron wave, according to the World Health Organization, WHO.

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– It is likely that the region is moving towards a kind of pandemic endgame, says WHO's European head Hans Kluge to AFP.

WHO states that the corona pandemic has entered a new phase with due to the omicron variant.

The organization estimates that at least 60% of Europe's population will have been infected by omicrons by the end of March.

When the current wave of omicrons subsides ” a global immunity for quite a few weeks and months, either because of the vaccine or because people have immunity due to infection “, says Kluge.