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WHO Officials Sound the Alarm on Omicron

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WHO Officials, Sound the Alarm on Omicron.
Reuters reports World Health Organization officials say the Omicron variant of COVID-19 is quickly outpacing the previously dominant Delta strain.
There is now consistent
evidence that Omicron is
spreading significantly faster
than the Delta variant. , Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general
World Health Organization, via Reuters.
There is now consistent
evidence that Omicron is
spreading significantly faster
than the Delta variant. , Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general
World Health Organization, via Reuters.
Experts say it would be "unwise" to assume the new variant is less severe than previous strains.
Experts say it would be "unwise" to assume the new variant is less severe than previous strains.
It is more likely people vaccinated or recovered
from COVID-19 could be infected or re-infected. , Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general
World Health Organization, via Reuters.
The WHO urges all to postpone
holiday festivities this year.
WHO officials say holiday gatherings this year
could ultimately result in "increased cases, overwhelmed health systems and more deaths.".
WHO officials say holiday gatherings this year
could ultimately result in "increased cases, overwhelmed health systems and more deaths.".
An event canceled
is better than
a life canceled. , Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general
World Health Organization, via Reuters.
Despite rising fears, WHO officials say 2022 could be the end of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Despite rising fears, WHO officials say 2022 could be the end of the COVID-19 pandemic.
(We) hope to consign this
disease to a relatively mild
disease that is
easily prevented,
that is easily treated. , Mike Ryan, emergency expert WHO, via Reuters.
(We) hope to consign this
disease to a relatively mild
disease that is
easily prevented,
that is easily treated. , Mike Ryan, emergency expert WHO, via Reuters.
If we can keep virus transmission to a minimum, then we can bring the pandemic to an end. , Mike Ryan, emergency expert WHO, via Reuters.
If we can keep virus transmission to a minimum, then we can bring the pandemic to an end. , Mike Ryan, emergency expert WHO, via Reuters

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