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WHO says Europe still 'vulnerable' despite falling Covid-19 cases

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The World Health Organization has warned of a "false sense of security" in Europe, saying most of the continent's nations were still vulnerable despite a fall in Covid-19 cases.

WHO Europe director Hans Kluge told a press conference that "the decline in cases conceals increasing numbers of outbreaks and community spread involving variants of concern." More than a million cases are registered every week across the 53 member states in the UN agency's European region, which includes several in central Asia.

But the number of reported cases has been falling over the past four weeks and deaths have also been declining over the past two weeks.  "At this point, the overwhelming majority of European countries remain vulnerable," Kluge said, adding

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