Camille Bas-Wohlert
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Use of alcohol and e-cigarettes among youth 'alarming' — WHO
by Camille Bas-Wohlert - April 25, 2024 - 8:38am
The widespread use of alcohol and e-cigarettes among adolescents is "alarming", according to a report released on Thursday by the World Health Organization's European branch, which recommended measures to limit...
Almost one child in six is cyberbullied — WHO Europe
by Camille Bas-Wohlert - March 27, 2024 - 3:18pm
Some 16 percent of children aged 11 to 15 were cyberbullied in 2022, up from 13 percent four years ago, a WHO Europe report covering 44 countries said on Wednesday.
How long you got? Danish AI algorithm aims to predict life, and death
by Camille Bas-Wohlert - March 22, 2024 - 1:36pm
Researchers in Denmark are harnessing artificial intelligence and data from millions of people to help anticipate the stages of an individual's life all the way to the end, hoping to raise awareness of the technology's...
Danish yogis celebrate the brew
by Camille Bas-Wohlert - June 3, 2023 - 9:55am
Dozens of yogis are embracing a cold ale during exercise sessions over the summer months on a quayside in Denmark's capital Copenhagen.
Swedish home helps seniors spice up their sex lives
by Camille Bas-Wohlert - February 11, 2023 - 3:09pm
At the Lindgarden facility in the Swedish southern village of Broby, the 56 residents aged 65 and above can now avail of a recently added program on how to lead a healthy sex life.
After COVID-19 cull, Danish mink farmers find new careers
by Camille Bas-Wohlert - December 28, 2022 - 12:29pm
Reinventing himself as a brewer at age 62 would never have occurred to Poul Erik Vestergaard, but Denmark's controversial cull of the country's minks over COVID-19 fears forced him to change course.
Monkeypox vaccine maker Bavarian Nordic ready to meet demand
by Camille Bas-Wohlert - June 23, 2022 - 2:06pm
As the lone laboratory manufacturing a licensed vaccine against monkeypox, Danish company Bavarian Nordic has seen its order book fill up as the usually rare disease spreads around the world. 
WHO sees pause, even end of pandemic for Europe
by Camille Bas-Wohlert - February 4, 2022 - 9:33am
The World Health Organization on Thursday offered Europe hope of a "long period of tranquility" and even "enduring peace" in the war on coronavirus, with a growing list of nations lifting almost all Covid curbs...
Denmark unmasks to 'live normally' again with Omicron
by Camille Bas-Wohlert - February 2, 2022 - 9:08am
Denmark waved goodbye to facemasks and health passes Tuesday as it became the first European Union country to lift all of its domestic Covid curbs despite record numbers of cases of the milder Omicron variant.
Europe could be headed for pandemic 'endgame': WHO
by Camille Bas-Wohlert - January 24, 2022 - 8:55am
"It's plausible that the region is moving towards a kind of pandemic endgame," Hans Kluge told AFP in an interview, adding that Omicron could infect 60 percent of Europeans by March.
Europe battles COVID-19 surge as WHO warns of 700,000 more deaths
by Camille Bas-Wohlert - November 24, 2021 - 7:23am
Europe is battling an upsurge in the pandemic that saw Austria return to lockdown this week while Germany and the Netherlands are poised to announce new restrictions.
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