WHO labels new COVID strain Omicron, designates it a ‘variant of concern’

Asha Bajaj
3 min readNov 26, 2021

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New York/Canadian-Media: The latest COVID-19 variant identified in South Africa has been given the Greek name ‘Omicron’, and labeled as a variant of concern by UN health agency experts due to its large number of mutations and possible faster rate of infection.

Asha Bajaj

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