The alarms are sounding in France after registering around 50,000 daily cases of COVID-19 in recent days, a number of infections that had not been seen for six months. According to the Health Minister, it is still a long way from the peak, which will reach the end of January “if people do not get vaccinated and do not respect social distancing measures.” His colleague from Education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, has announced that vaccinating children between the ages of 5 and 12 is being studied. In any case, he concludes, we are very attentive to those who decide the health authorities about the possibility of a vaccine of this type “.
Croatia has seen a decline in the number of infections, registering just over 4,500, about a thousand less than a week ago. Of the 2,400 hospitalized COVID patients, 313 are on respirators.
In the UK, the Prime Minister has received a booster dose against COVID-19. Boris Johnson leads by example again as his Government tries to accelerate the campaign for the third dose after the presence of the omicron variant of COVID-19 in the territory.
– “I think we will have to deal with this and get vaccinated every six months. The anti-vaccines bother me a lot, because they are the ones who are blocking everything,” explained a woman after receiving her booster dose.
So far, the United Kingdom has confirmed 42 cases of omicron, a variant that worries experts because of the large number of mutations of the virus it presents.