An additional 75 cases of Omicron England, NS England The National Security Agency said on Friday night. This brings the total number of cases in the UK to 104, bringing the total to 150 cases across the UK.
Dr. Angelique Coetzee, a South African doctor who first discovered Omicron, said the patients seen so far were “very mild symptoms,” but WHO said how infectious the variant was. The current vaccine, which warns that it can take weeks to determine if it leads to a more serious illness and how effective it is, opposes it.
“We’re going to get the answers that everyone there needs,” said Michael Ryan, WHO Emergency Director.
WHO said Friday that there were no reports of deaths related to Omicron, but warned that the epidemic of new variants could cause more than half of European Covid cases in the coming months. It led to.
Early data reported by South African scientists suggest that Omicron may evade immunity to Covid-19 to some extent, but experts warn that the analysis is not conclusive. I am. Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, a top WHO scientist, said the world doesn’t have to panic about new variants, but it needs to be prepared.
At the Reuters Next conference, she said Omicron could be the major coronavirus strain. “How worried should we be? The situation is different than it was a year ago, so we need to be prepared and careful, not panicked,” she said.
Mike Ryan, WHO’s Head of Emergency, now has “very effective vaccines” against Covid-19 in the world and should focus on distributing them more widely. Said. He said there was no evidence to undo these jabs to match the new Omicron variants.
UğurŞahin, CEO of BioNTech, which makes Covid vaccines at Pfizer, said shots should be able to adapt relatively quickly if needed, but Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel is new this week. Omicron-specific vaccines are developed and shipped globally.
Cases of the Omicron variant have been identified in East Midlands, East, Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest, and West Midlands of London, England. There was a “small amount” of community infection warning because not all new cases are travel related.
Australia identified three students in Sydney on Friday who were tested positive for this variant, while six more states in the United States reported cases of Omicron.
Canada, along with Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam, has discovered a total of 15 new cases of Omicron variants and announced that 11 Omicron cases have recently involved people who have traveled abroad.
Omicron: Death from variant has not yet been reported, WHO states that cases in the UK are doubled
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