Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in October 2021

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This article documents the chronology of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in October 2021, which originated in Wuhan, China in December 2019. Some developments may become known or fully understood only in retrospect. Reporting on this pandemic began in December 2019.

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Reactions and measures in the United Nations

Reactions and measures in Africa

Reactions and measures in the Americas

6 October

Reactions and measures in the Eastern Mediterranean

Reactions and measures in Europe

8 October

Reactions and measures in South, East and Southeast Asia

2 October

5 October

9 October

10 October

Reactions and measures in the Western Pacific

1 October

3 October

4 October

5 October

7 October

8 October

10 October

11 October

18 October

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