According to the director of the World Health Organization in Europe, Hans Kluge, the number of vaccinations against COVID-19 in the region has decreased by 14 percent in the past six weeks. He added that the reason for the slowdown in vaccination in some countries is the lack of preparations, and in others – the reluctance to vaccinate.
The WHO European region, with the exception of the geographical countries of Europe, includes Israel, the entire territory of Russia, Turkey, the post-Soviet states of Central Asia and the Caucasus.
Almost half of people in Europe have already undergone the full course of vaccination, and in the European Union the proportion is 58.7%. Population. “However, there are significant differences between countries; three quarters of medical workers have received full vaccinations across Europe, but in some countries only 10% of them,” according to the World Health Organization.
In the European region, the coronavirus pandemic has claimed 1.3 million lives, and according to “reliable forecasts,” another 236,000 will die by December 1, Kluge said. illness.
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