New Covid variant: WHO's Tedros warns against over-reaction to Omicron

First reported in southern Africa a week ago, the variant has brought global alarm

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Photo: Bloomberg

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (Photo: Bloomberg)

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) voiced concern on Tuesday that some countries were introducing blanket measures against the Omicron coronavirus variant that may not be necessary and

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First Published: Nov 30 2021 | 11:59 PM IST

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