Omicron virus

Omicron: What do you need to know about the new variant?

In late November, Omicron is a new SARs-Cov-2 variant, first identified in South Africa. WHO labeled it as a ‘varient of concern’ (VOC). A growing detected cases had been reported in countries including Hong Kong, Belgium, Israel, Germany, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Scientists suggest that this new Omicron variant can be more transmissible than the highly transmissible Delta virus. The variants of COVID are not unusual. The more the virus spreads more likely it is to mutate. Mutation arises when the virus multiplies after infecting a human host. What does…

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