Omicron may be less severe, but not ‘mild’ says WHO chief

Omicron may be less severe, but not ‘mild’ says WHO chief

The more infectious Omicron coronavirus variant appears to produce less severe disease than the globally dominant Delta strain, but it should not be categorised as “mild”, said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Governments across the world are tightening restrictions as the Omicron variant continues to drive up COVID-19 cases globally

Election rallies have been cancelled in India as its megacities experience a surge in cases.

The number of people in hospital with coronavirus is at its highest in Britain since February last year, new figures show, amid increasing pressure on health services.

Source: Aljazeera

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