According to a World Health Organisation official, there is no evidence suggesting that the effectiveness of vaccines decreases in the fight against the new variant.
Early indications indicate that Omicron coronavirus cases represent the majority of Omicron coronavirus cases “mild”According to the World Health Organisation,
According to the official, there is no evidence that vaccines are less effective in fighting the new variant.
Reuters quotes the organization as having suggested “most”All cases examined to date show that the consequences are not severe.
They said there was still much to learn about the new strain.
This is after Botswana’s Health Ministry declared Tuesday that nearly 80% of Omicron variant cases in the country had been asymptomatic.
WHO says that more than 40 mutations have been identified.
The World Health Organisation on Tuesday night released a statement stating that all vulnerable persons, including over-60s, should delay travel plans due to the new variant.
They were also advised to avoid trips that could lead to severe Covid symptoms.
“Persons who are unwell or at risk of developing severe Covid-19 disease and dying, including people 60 years of age or older or those with co-morbidities (e.g. heart disease, cancer and diabetes), should be advised to postpone travel,”WHO stated in a travel advice document.
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