Omicron reaches 89 countries, cases double in a day and a half to 3, warns WHO

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Omicron reaches 89 countries, cases double in a day and a half to 3, warns WHO

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  • World Health Organization warns again about Omicron
  • There is enough evidence that Omicron spreads faster than Delta – WHO
  • The WHO said Omicron is spreading rapidly in countries with a high level of population immunity.

Geneva: Concern is mounting in the country and the world about Omicron, a new variant of Corona found in South Africa. New studies on Omicron emerge every day. Once again the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned about Omicron. According to the WHO, the Omicron variant of the corona virus is spreading much faster than the delta strain. The WHO said Saturday that the form of the oomicron has been identified in 89 countries and that the number of cases in areas with community transmission doubles in 1.5 to 3 days.

The World Health Organization said on Friday in its’ Improving readiness for Omicron (b.1.1. Where the spread of infection at the community level is high. ”As of December 16, 2021, the Omicron form has been identified in 89 countries in all six WHO regions, “the report said. As more data becomes available, the current understanding of the Omicron format will continue to evolve.

The World Health Organization said there is substantial evidence that Omicron spreads faster than Delta. It is spreading much faster in countries with community spread than in delta form. Their cases double in one and a half days to three. The WHO said in an update that Omicron is spreading rapidly in countries with high levels of population immunity, but it is unclear if this is due to the virus’s ability to evade immunity.

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The agency declared Omicron a variant of concern on November 26, shortly after it was first revealed. Not much is known about Omicron, including the severity of the disease. The WHO states that there is still limited data on the clinical severity of Omicron. More data is still needed to understand its severity.

The WHO has warned that cases are increasing so fast that in some places there may be increased pressure on hospitals. Hospitals in the UK and South Africa continue to grow. WHO has emphasized the need to urgently increase public health facilities and social measures to prevent the spread of Omicron. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, regional director of the WHO South-East Asia Region, said countries can prevent the spread of Omicron with concrete health and social measures. He said our focus should remain on the safety of those most at risk.

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