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Graphic shows weekly Covid-19 cases in Europe between Nov 7 and Nov 13.
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HEALTH

Europe battles new Covid surge

By Jordi Bou

November 15, 2021 - European countries are starting to impose new lockdowns as governments struggle to contain record coronavirus cases across the continent.

Austria introduced a lockdown on people unvaccinated against the coronavirus on Monday as winter approaches, with Germany considering tighter curbs and Britain expanding its booster programme to younger adults.

In the Netherlands, “lockdown-lite” measures have been imposed to limit social contacts in response to a sharp increase in infections.

Europe has again become the epicentre of the pandemic, prompting some countries to consider re-imposing restrictions in the run-up to Christmas and stirring debate over whether vaccines alone are enough to tame Covid-19.

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PUBLISHED: 15/11/2021; STORY: Graphic News
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