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Omicron: The Rising Threat

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared Omicron to be a COVID-19 variant of concern based on preliminary evidence that it spreads quickly. Omicron was first reported in South Africa on 24 November 2021 and is quickly becoming the dominant variant there. A variant of concern is one that may change how the pandemic behaves, so the WHO pays close attention to it.

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Dr. Jagdeesh Kumar V​

Internal Medicine AIG Hospital

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The World Health Organization (WHO) declared Omicron to be a COVID-19 variant of concern based on preliminary evidence that it spreads quickly. Omicron was first reported in South Africa on 24 November 2021 and is quickly becoming the dominant variant there. A variant of concern is one that may change how the pandemic behaves, so the WHO pays close attention to it.

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The World Health Organization (WHO) declared Omicron to be a COVID-19 variant of concern based on preliminary evidence that it spreads quickly. Omicron was first reported in South Africa on 24 November 2021 and is quickly becoming the dominant variant there. A variant of concern is one that may change how the pandemic behaves, so the WHO pays close attention to it.