The Omicron variant is worrying. Risk “high to high” New variant of Govit-19, Detected
First in South Africa, Is spreading across Europe, the European Union’s health agency said on Friday evening.
In a risk assessment report, the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC) justified its fears, saying “there is still considerable uncertainty about the epidemic. Vaccines, Risk of re-infection and other characteristics of the Omigron variant ”.
Disorders of the Omigran vaccine
Given the fact that current vaccines do not protect against this variant and that it can be highly contagious, we consider the probability of new arrivals and contamination in the European Union and the EEA (via Omicron) (part of the European Economy, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway), Stockholm Alerts agency in. Thus, “In a situation the Variation Delta Returning to the EU and EEA, the impact of the introduction of Omicron and the potential spread could be enormous.
In addition to South Africa, Omigron has been found in Malawi, Botswana, Hong Kong and Israel. Belgium. The ECDC urged countries to carry out genetic analysis to detect confirmed cases, and passengers should not travel to affected areas.
Stock markets collapse
The new variant B.1.1.529 was classified as “anxiety” by the WHO on Friday. With delta currently dominating the planet and its weaker rivals alpha, beta and gamma, Omicron is among the most confusing variants of the Covit-19 genre.
Many countries are suspending travel to and from South Africa to control Omigran. The anxiety it causes has led to a fall in global stock markets and oil prices, and a further blow to the global economy in the full recovery.
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