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...