European states add booster vaccinations, plan shots for children amid COVID surge

European states add booster vaccinations, plan shots for children amid COVID surge

European states add booster vaccinations, plan shots for children amid COVID surge Nov 25 (Reuters) - European countries expanded COVID-19 booster vaccinations, began plans to get shots to young children and tightened some curbs on Thursday as the continent battled a surge in coronavirus cases and concerns about its economic fallout grew. Slovakia went into a two-week lockdown, the Czech government declared a 30 day state of emergency involving early closure of bars and clubs and a ban on Christmas markets, while Germany crossed the threshold of 100,000 COVID-19-related deaths. Europe is at the heart of the latest COVID-19 wave, reporting a million new infections about every two days and now accounting for nearly two thirds of new infections worldwide. Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com The European …
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