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COVID-19 in Europe: Omicron impacts the U.K, Italy and France differently

Omicron is putting a stop to holiday plans across Europe, but the impact has varied from country to country.

Britain’s new daily infections have climbed to more than 90,000. But Italy, which has the same population, is seeing only a fraction of that number.

For more, we’re joined by NPR’s Frank Langfitt in London, NPR’s Eleanor Beardsley in Paris and Chico Harlan, Rome bureau chief with our editorial partners at The Washington Post.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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