Why are COVID-19 infections rising sharply in Europe? | Inside Story

World News

Why are COVID-19 infections rising sharply in Europe? | Inside Story

In the warm months of July and August, much of Europe gave the impression the worst of the pandemic was over.
But infections are now rising to record levels.
The World Health Organization says the region is, once again, the centre of the pandemic.
Vaccines are readily available, but many people still refuse to take them.
So what’s gone wrong?

Presenter: Rob Matheson

Guests:

Annelies Wilder-Smith – Professor of Emerging Infectious Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Lawrence Young – Infectious Diseases Specialist, Warwick Medical School.

Maria Ganczak – Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Zielona Gora.

– Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe
– Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish
– Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera
– Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/

#AlJazeeraEnglish #InsideStory #Europe #COVID19