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Omicron ‘dangerous’, especially for unvaccinated: WHO

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Wed, 2022-01-12 19:45

GENEVA: The omicron variant of Covid-19 is dangerous — and especially so for those who have not been vaccinated against the disease, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
The WHO said the huge global spike in cases was being driven by omicron but insisted there should be no surrender to the variant of concern.
“While omicron causes less severe disease than Delta, it remains a dangerous virus, particularly for those who are unvaccinated,” WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a press conference.

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