July 24, 2021

Increased testing needed, says WHO; Manila orders children back indoors amid fears of coronavirus surge: Germany lists Spain, Holland as high-risk virus states

Stockholm/BERLIN: Increased free testing, contact tracing and other steps are needed to fight the Covid-19 Delta variant, now dominant in much of Europe, the World Health Organisation and the EU’s disease agency warned on Friday.WHO Europe and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control issued a joint appeal for "reinforced efforts" by European countries to check the spread of the highly transmissible Delta variant, first detected in India."WHO recommends that countries increase...