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WHO chief scientist says Omicron 'quite infectious', must not panic

Omicron has gained a foothold in Asia, Africa, the Americas, the Middle East and Europe. Many governments have tightened travel rules to keep the variant out. Australia became the latest country to report community transmission of the new variant, a day after it was found in five U.S. states.
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WHO chief scientist says Omicron 'quite infectious', must not panic

Swaminathan said during an interview at the Reuters Next conference on Friday that the right response was to be prepared and cautious and not to panic in face of the new variant. The emergence of the new variant was unwelcome, she said, but added that the world was much better prepared given the development of vaccines since the start of the pandemic. Much remains unknown about Omicron, which was first detected in southern Africa last month an…

1 month ago|Los Angeles, United States
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swaminathan: WHO chief scientist says Omicron 'quite infectious', must not panic

India News: The World Health Organization's chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan told the Reuters Next conference on Friday that while the new coronavirus variant O.

1 month ago|Mumbai, India
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WHO chief scientist says Omicron 'quite infectious', must not panic

By Francesco Guarascio and Stephanie Nebehay - The World Health Organization's chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan told Reuters on Friday that while the new coronavirus variant Omicron appeared to be very transmissible, the right response was to be prepared, cautious and not panic. The WHO has urged countries to boost healthcare capacity and vaccinate their people to fight a surge in

1 month ago|United Kingdom
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WHO Chief Scientist Urges People Not to Panic Over Omicron

The World Health Organization's (WHO) chief scientist on Friday urged people not to panic over the emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant and said it was too early to say if COVID19 vaccines would have to be modified to fight it.

1 month ago|India
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WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan urges people not to panic over Omicron

"We need to wait, lets hope it's milder ... but it's too early to conclude about the variant as a whole," says Soumya Swaminathan.

1 month ago|India
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No Need To Panic, Says WHO's Soumya Swaminathan Amid Omicron Scare

The World Health Organization's (WHO) chief scientist on Friday urged people not to panic over the emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant and said it was too early to say if vaccines would need to be reworked.

1 month ago|New Delhi, India
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WHO chief scientist says Omicron 'quite infectious', must not panic

(Reuters) - The World Health Organization's chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan told the Reuters Next conference on Friday that while the new coronavirus variant Omicron appeared to be very transmissible, the right response was to be prepared, cautious and not panic. Read full story

1 month ago|Malaysia
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Covid-19: WHO chief scientist says Omicron 'quite infectious', but public must not panic

The World Health Organisation's chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan told Reuters on Friday that while the new coronavirus variant Omicron appeared to be very transmissible, the right response was to be prepared, cautious and not panic.

1 month ago|South Africa
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WHO chief scientist urges people not to panic over Omicron COVID-19 variant

GENEVA: The World Health Organization's (WHO) chief scientist on Friday (Dec 3) urged people not to panic over the emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant and said it was too early to say if vaccines would be need to be reworked. Speaking in an interview at the Reuters Next conference, Soumya Swaminat

1 month ago|Singapore
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WHO chief scientist says Omicron ’quite infectious’, must not panic

1 month ago|South Africa
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