What Europe’s new covid surge means—and what it doesn’t

Germany’s coronavirus case numbers have reached their highest levels since the early days of the pandemic, with warnings that covid is “spreading dramatically” and requires a “quick and unified response.” At the same time, the Netherlands is imposing partial restrictions to control rising case levels, including an 8 p.m. curfew on stores and restaurants, and…


This entry originally appeared at www.technologyreview.com/2021/11/15/1040097/europe-covid-surge-vaccinations, and may be a summary or abridged version.