Why has Europe once again become the epicenter of the Covid pandemic?

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A doctor treats patients with Covid-19 in Kiev, Ukraine, October 26, 2021. REUTERS - STANISLAV KOZLIUK

By: Adrien Delgrange

1 min

History seems to be repeating itself, in fact, Europe has once again become the epicenter of the Covid-19 pandemic.  


Arrived from the east of the continent, the epidemiological wave is now sweeping towards the West.

Somehow, the States are trying to plug the breach but the indicators are panicking.

How and why has Europe once again become the epicenter of the Covid-19 pandemic?

To discuss it:

- Jean-Stéphane Dhersin

, specialist in Modeling epidemics, professor at the University of Paris Nord, scientific deputy director at the National Institute of Mathematical Sciences and their interactions of the CNRS and responsible for the Covid-19 modeling coordination platform, MODCOV19

- Yves Coppieters

, epidemiologist at the Free University of Brussels (ULB)


Anne Sénéquier

, doctor, co-director of the Observatory of Global Health at the Institute of International and Strategic Relations (Iris) and co-author with Pascal Boniface of the book

La géopolitique, tout Simply

(released on November 18, 2021, editions Eyrolles).


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