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China Covid surge not expected to 'significantly impact' Europe: WHO

Update : 10 Jan 2023, 21:32

The World Health Organization said Tuesday it did not expect a surge of Covid-19 cases in China to "significantly impact" the situation in Europe.

"The ongoing surge in China is not anticipated to significantly impact the Covid-19 epidemiological situation in the WHO European Region at this time," Hans Kluge, WHO's Europe director, told a press conference.

Kluge called for precautionary travel restrictions "to be rooted in science, to be proportionate and non-discriminatory".

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