B.1.1.529 named “Omicron” and designated a Variant of Concern by the World Health Organisation

“Based on the evidence presented indicative of a detrimental change in COVID-19 epidemiology, the TAG-VE has advised WHO that this variant should be designated as a Variant of Concern, and the WHO has designated B.1.1.529 as a VOC, named Omicron.”...More...

Botswana: 4 Omicron cases detected this week were fully vaccinated

A press release from the Covid-19 taskforce of Botswana, outlining details of the first four cases of Omicron variant B.1.1.529 found in Botswana:

 

https://www.coronaheadsup.com/science/variants/nu/nu-variant-first-european-case-of-b-1-1-529-found-in-belgium-via-egypt-and-turkey/… ...More...