West European summer Covid wave brewing *2 updates, 1 prediction*

A new western European summer Covid wave appears to be developing, with increases in cases in countries that also saw large waves in the summer of 2021....More...

European countries with compulsory vaccination – latest updates

An update on the various mandatory vaccination policies across Europe. European states have adopted different policies on compulsory vaccinations, some are far more extreme than others....More...

Europe: Another huge Covid wave is building right across the continent

Almost every country in Europe is now seeing a big increase in Covid cases. In many instances, the waves are already higher than the December 2021 wave....More...

Austria: 40% vaccine breakthrough for symptomatic Covid infections

In the past four calendar weeks, 40 percent of 106,336 symptomatic infections in Austria were fully vaccinated.

Previously, the percentage of vaccination breakthroughs had risen continuously to just over 40 percent over several weeks – but only for the observation period of the previous four weeks....More...

Europe: all-time Covid infection record broken by growing winter superwave

Europe has broken through its all-time high for Covid cases, and is seeing sharp increases in infections right across the continent....More...

Austria: lockdown for the unvaccinated announced

UPDATE: ** Austria to go head with plan to lockdown the unvaccinated across the entire country **  

Austria announces lockdown of the unvaccinated for the entire country – “random checks will be carried out”

Austria will impose a nationwide lockdown for people who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19, becoming the first country in the world to do so, Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg announced on Friday.

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Europe: explosive Covid growth rates, steeper than the winter wave of 2020 in many countries

Europe is seeing some stunning increases in the daily Covid case rate across much of the continent. In many cases, the rates of increase are steeper even than the winter wave of 2020....More...

Prediction: European Covid winter wave of 2021 will be the worst wave of the pandemic so far

This isn’t the most difficult prediction we have ever had to make, but there is no doubt that, despite huge vaccination campaigns across the continent, the winter wave now breaking over Europe will be their worst wave of the pandemic so far....More...

Austria: more than 50% of Covid hospital patients are double vaccinated

“The number of infections among vaccinated people is too high. More than 50 percent of hospital patients are double vaccinated and the number of infections among those vaccinated is too high,” says Austrian oncologist Richard Greil....More...