Jan 16, 2024

WHO Watch: WHO/Europe Online Press Briefing | January 16, 2024

Updates on seasonal respiratory infections and launch of new report on the numbers of lives saved by COVID-19 vaccines in the European Region.

With several health systems across the European Region under pressure from seasonal respiratory infections, WHO/Europe will provide an epidemiological update on influenza and COVID-19 and lay out what health systems and individuals can do to reduce further infections this winter.

WHO/Europe will also announce the findings of a new report detailing the numbers of lives saved in the European Region thanks to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines.

Panelists: Dr Hans Henri P. Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe
Dr Catherine Smallwood, Programme Area Manager, WHO Health Emergencies Programme (WHE)
Dr Marc-Alain Widdowson, WHO/Europe Team Lead, WHO Health Emergencies Programme (WHE)’

*The opinions expressed by the hosts and guests in this show are not necessarily the views of Children’s Health Defense.

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