European regulator authorises Covid vaccines for babies
The World Health Organisation continues to stress that Covid remains a serious concern. At the recent Davos summit, the WHO tried to get countries to agree to its Pandemic Treaty, alerting to the possibility of 'Disease X' - a future pandemic that it suggests could be 20 times more lethal than Covid-19

Covid cases rising in country, decreasing in Europe – WHO

Portugal recorded 4,451 new cases of Covid-19 between December 11, 2023 and January 7 this year, an increase of 43% compared to the previous 28-day period, which runs counter to the decrease reported in Europe. This data was released by the World Health Organisation, writes Lusa. According to the WHO, Europe reported more than 701,000 new cases between December 11 and January 7, a decrease of 13% compared to the previous 28-day period. Portugal is among the 10 European countries – of the 62 that have transmitted data to the WHO – with increases of more than 20% in new infections, ranking 7th, ahead of Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. During the pandemic, Portugal took pride in being considered the most vaccinated (against Covid-19) country in the world