COVID: Omicron variant 'likely' already in Germany, says ministerA German state minister has warned that the omicron variant of COVID-19 has "very likely already arrived" in Germany, as mutations typical of the variant were detected in a traveler returning from southern Africa.
Suspected Omicron case found in Germany, regional minister says
BERLIN - The Omicron variant of COVID-19 has probably arrived in Germany, a minister in the western state of Hesse said on Saturday after mutations were found in a passenger arriving from South Africa. "Last night several Omicron-typical mutations were found in a traveller returning from South Africa," tweeted Kai Klose, social affairs minister in Hesse, home to Frankfurt airport,
Omicron variant | Health Ministry directs States to enhance testing
Health Ministry writes to State Governments stating that in the absence of sufficient testing, it is extremely difficult to determine the true level of infection spread
COVID: Expert Says New Omicron Coronavirus Variant Likely Already in U.S.
SAN JOSE (KPIX) — President Biden joined other countries in restricting travel from the South Africa region where a new “concerning” coronavirus variant has been detected. The new restrictions take effect on Monday.The World Health Organization says the “omicron” variant, which has been spreading in South Africa, is “a highly transmissible variant of concern.”While no cases have been discovered in the United States, University of California San …
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Gottlieb says Omicron variant of COVID-19 "almost definitely" already in U.S.
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Omicron variant likely to be circulating in France - health minister
PARIS -- The Omicron variant of the coronavirus is probably already circulating in France, its health minister said on Sunday, adding that the government was tightening restrictions to contain its spread. Read More
Omicron COVID-19 variant is likely in Germany, health official says
A German official said Saturday he suspects the first case of the Omicron COVID-19 variant has reached the country.
COVID: Omicron variant 'likely' already in Germany, says minister
A German state minister has warned that the omicron variant of COVID-19 has "very likely already arrived" in Germany, as mutations typical of the variant were detected in a traveler returning from southern Africa.
Omicron variant 'probably' in Germany
The new COVID-19 Omicron variant has likely been found in Germany when it and many other European countries are grappling with a surge in coronavirus cases.
Germany finds suspected COVID-19 variant case: regional official
A German regional official said Saturday that health authorities have identified the first suspected case in the country of the new COVID-19 variant, in a person who returned from South Africa.