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'We should not be complacent' over COVID-19 rise on the continent, WHO Europe chief says

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'We should not be complacent' over COVID-19 rise on the continent, WHO Europe chief says

'We should not be complacent' over COVID-19 rise on the continent, WHO Europe chief says

Many European countries are experiencing a surge in new COVID-19 infections, with the more transmissible Omicron subvariant BA.5 spreading across the continent.


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Global Governments , Bracing for Future Waves , of COVID Variants. Fox reports that governments and populations alike are bracing as the third winter of the coronavirus pandemic looms for the northern hemisphere. Chris Murray, head of the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), warns that there could be up to a million new infections a day in the United States alone. . With nearly no masking or social distancing restrictions in place, the United Kingdom and Europe predicts a series of COVID waves. Experts say that while cases may surge again in the coming season, deaths and hospitalizations are unlikely to rise as sharply. The people who are at greatest risk are those who have never seen the virus, and there's almost nobody left, Chris Murray, head of the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), via Fox. According to Fox, these predictions raise new questions regarding when the COVID pandemic will finally end and enter a state of endemic disease. Many experts predicted that transition would occur early in 2022, however the emergence of the omicron variant derailed those forecasts. Anyone who says they can predict the future of this pandemic is either overconfident or lying, David Dowdy, Infectious disease epidemiologist at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The World Health Organization warns that each country will need to approach new waves of COVID with all the means at their disposal. This includes everything from vaccinations to interventions, such as social distancing or masking protocols and broad testing.

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Covid-19 update: India logs 16,935 new cases and 51 deaths in last 24 hours | Oneindia News *News [Video]

Covid-19 update: India logs 16,935 new cases and 51 deaths in last 24 hours | Oneindia News *News

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Are BA.5 Patients More Likely To Lose Sense of Smell? [Video]

Are BA.5 Patients More Likely To Lose Sense of Smell?

Are BA.5 Patients More Likely , To Lose Sense of Smell?. NBC News reports doctors in the United States say that with the rise of the BA.5 subvariant, . peculiar symptoms of coronavirus may be making a comeback. Most noticeably, health care providers say many patients once again report a loss of smell. What I am seeing in my corner of the world is a spike. , Valentina Parma, psychologist, Monell Chemical Senses Center of Philadelphia, via NBC News. As the coronavirus pandemic lingers on, new variants and subvariants have appeared less likely to cause a loss of smell than previous ones. One study found that the Alpha variant, the first variant which caused concern among health care providers. was 50% less likely to impair smell than the original strain of coronavirus. In comparison, the Delta variant only caused about 44% of patients to lose their sense of smell. During the first Omicron wave, only 17% of patients reported a loss of smell. During the first Omicron wave, only 17% of patients reported a loss of smell. Still early in the wave of the BA.5 subvariant, experts say evidence of loss of smell is based on personal accounts rather than facts. I have talked to people overall about losing their taste and smell lately and it seems that there is an uptick, but the data isn’t there yet. , Dr. Lora Bankova, allergist and immunologist Brigham, Women's Hospital of Boston, via NBC News

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