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Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021

WHO Europe To Convene Member States Over New Covid Variant

WHO Europe To Convene Member States Over New Covid Variant

Hans Kluge, WHO's regional director for Europe said that "limiting travel to contain spread is prudent until we have better info."
The World Health Organization in Europe said Tuesday it would convene its members to discuss how to handle the outbreak of a new variant of the novel coronavirus discovered in the UK.

Hans Kluge, WHO's regional director for Europe said in a post to Twitter that the organisation was closely monitoring the spread of the new variant and would in response "convene member states to discuss strategies for testing, reducing transmission & communicating risks."

Kluge added that "limiting travel to contain spread is prudent until we have better info."
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