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COVID Variant

The name of a newly identified variant of the coronavirus has had some social media users scratching their heads about the World Health Organizationโ€™s system..
13 hours ago • SeattlePI.com


Covid Variant / Omicron

The new variant's genetic profile has raised concerns, but there's a shortage of real-world data.
13 hours ago • BBC News


South Africa

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) โ€” Dutch health institute confirms 13 cases of omicron variant among travelers who arrived from South Africa.
50 minutes ago • SeattlePI.com


Omicron Symptoms

The South African doctor who first spotted the new variant says patients are showing very mild symptoms so far.
4 hours ago • BBC News


New Variant

Travellers from all countries will be banned from entering Israel for 14 days, local media report.
7 hours ago • BBC News


Sajid Javid / Health Secretary

The PM has already announced a tightening-up on mask-wearing and PCR tests for all arrivals in the UK.
9 hours ago • BBC News

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