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The Omicron variant of Covid-19 is raising the concerns of health officials amid the busy holiday travel season, but there is no need to panic just yet as the potential impact of the newly detected strain remains unknown, experts say. ...
WHO confirmed it skipped the Greek letters "nu" and "xi" in naming its new COVID-19 variant, which it dubbed the "omicron" variant. ...
The global risk of the new omicron variant is 'very high,' the World Health Organization said Monday, as more countries reported cases of the variant that has sparked worldwide concern that there is more pandemic suffering ahead. NIH Director, Dr. Francis Collins, discusses. ...
N.Y. declared a state of emergency over the Omicron coronavirus variant, but 100 % of cases in the last two weeks were the Delta variant. ...

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