Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Topic: Long Covid

‘Long COVID’ may obstruct return to normal life for 36 million Europeans: WHO

While no longer a global emergency, COVID-19’s lasting effects alongside such other threats as mpox and seasonal heat waves may challenge Europe through the summer months, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) regional office warned on Tuesday.

Policy experts call for action to address ‘long COVID’

Dr. Hans Kluge, WHO’s Regional Director, said long COVID is an extra cause for concern amid the pandemic, which has already caused immense suffering.