Europe braces for third wave of Covid as cases surge


News. Millions of people in Europe are facing new lockdown restrictions amid fears of a third wave of the Corona virus. A sharp rise in cases has coincided with slow rollout of vaccines and the temporary suspension of the AstraZeneca jab. Around. A third of France's population, including residents of Paris are under a partial lockdown. Here's Lucy Williamson, Paris hospitals and now scrambling to find space for patients who need intensive care. Lockdown. Light has been imposed on the worst affected areas. Poland is also facing a surgeon cases, with the British variant expected to account soon for 80% of infections, shops, hotels and cultural and sporting venues will close as Europe prepares for more restrictions, criticisms amounting along with costs. Empty streets can help save patients, but delays in vaccines are expensive, and politicians could still pay

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