Omicron variant poses ‘very high’ global risk – WHO — Analysis
The World Health Organization (WHO), has warned nations to be prepared for Omicron Covid and urged them to increase vaccinations for those most at risk.
Omicron was classified by the WHO as a variant or concern (VOC), and was released on Friday. “The overall global risk related to the new VOC Omicron is assessed as very high,”The short version.
Omicron is a variant that has a lot of mutations. “may be associated with immune escape potential and higher transmissibility.”WHO acknowledged that the WHO has noted there were “still considerable uncertainties”Concerning the new strain.