FACT FOCUS: Why WHO chose 'omicron' for new COVID variant

Credit: SeattlePI.com- Published on November 28, 2021
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 for labeling certain versions of the virus.

The WHO chose on Friday to dub the variant, first reported to the agency by scientists in South Africa, โ€œomicronโ€ โ€”...

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