Omicron poses 'very high' global risk, countries must prepare, warns WHO

Overall, there are considerable uncertainties in the magnitude of immune escape potential of Omicron, says WHO

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The Omicron coronavirus variant is likely to spread internationally, posing a "very high" global risk of infection surges that could have "severe consequences" some areas, the World Health Organisation (WHO)

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First Published: Nov 29 2021 | 2:40 PM IST

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