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SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant: November 2021 variant of SARS-CoV-2
The Omicron variant is a variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. As of December 2021, it is the newest variant. It was first reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) from South Africa on 24 November 2021. On 26 November 2021, the WHO designated it as a variant of concern and named it "Omicron", the fifteenth letter in the Greek alphabet.

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Covid-19 update: India reports 1,270 Omicron cases, 16,764 new infections | Oneindia News [Video]

Covid-19 update: India reports 1,270 Omicron cases, 16,764 new infections | Oneindia News

As India braces for a surge in Covid-19 cases, the country has reported 1,270 cases of the fast spreading Omicron variant of the virus. #Omicron #Covid19 #CovidCases

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Health Experts Worry Biden’s Plan To Distribute 500 Million COVID-19 Tests Isn’t Enough [Video]

Health Experts Worry Biden’s Plan To Distribute 500 Million COVID-19 Tests Isn’t Enough

Health Experts Worry Biden's Plan, To Distribute 500 Million, COVID-19 Tests Isn't Enough. Health Experts Worry Biden's Plan, To Distribute 500 Million, COVID-19 Tests Isn't Enough. As the Omicron..

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Experts Say Omicron Variant Is 'Unlike Anything We've Ever Seen' [Video]

Experts Say Omicron Variant Is 'Unlike Anything We've Ever Seen'

Experts Say Omicron Variant Is, 'Unlike Anything We've Ever Seen'. Experts Say Omicron Variant Is, 'Unlike Anything We've Ever Seen'. CNN reports the explosion of Omicron-related coronavirus cases..

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Omicron needs to be taken seriously before it's too late, expert warns [Video]

Omicron needs to be taken seriously before it's too late, expert warns

Epidemiologist Professor Danny Altmann says many people have become blase about the Covid pandemic and urges the public and government to return to the level of seriousness as earlier in the crisis..

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How will Omicron affect global economy and health facilities in 2022? | Putin-Biden | Oneindia News [Video]

How will Omicron affect global economy and health facilities in 2022? | Putin-Biden | Oneindia News

Omicron's effect on the global economy, health infrastructure and international travel. Also, the Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin talks today. Find out these on Global Chit Chat, where we bring you up to..

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Demand for COVID-19 self-test kits skyrocket in Europe amid Omicron surge [Video]

Demand for COVID-19 self-test kits skyrocket in Europe amid Omicron surge

In France, the leader in rapid diagnostic tests, Biosynex, has hired 200 temporary staff to meet soaring demand, amid record case numbers and end-of-year holidays.

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Covid-19 update: India registers 13,154 cases, Omicron surges to 961 | Oneindia News [Video]

Covid-19 update: India registers 13,154 cases, Omicron surges to 961 | Oneindia News

India reported 13,154 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The Omicron case tally rose to 961 as of Thursday. #Omicron #Covid19 #CovidCases

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Did COVID Ruin Your New Year's Plans? Celebrate at Home and Have Fun Doing It [Video]

Did COVID Ruin Your New Year's Plans? Celebrate at Home and Have Fun Doing It

Did COVID Ruin Your New Year's Plans? , Celebrate at Home and Have Fun Doing It. 2022 will soon be upon us. As Omicron sweeps the nation, many of us have had plans canceled or have opted to avoid..

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Delhi metro functions with 50 percent capacity, long queues outside stations | Oneindia News [Video]

Delhi metro functions with 50 percent capacity, long queues outside stations | Oneindia News

Long queues of commuters were seen outside metro stations in New Delhi as the public transportation is running with 50 percent capacity. Delhi government has imposed a Yellow Alert in the national..

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Covid-19 update: India reports 9,195 new cases and 302 deaths | Omicron tally at 781 | Oneindia News [Video]

Covid-19 update: India reports 9,195 new cases and 302 deaths | Omicron tally at 781 | Oneindia News

According to the Union Health ministry's data, India added 9,195 fresh Covid cases and 302 Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours. Omicron tally stands at 781 across 21 states. #Omicron #Covid19..

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PM Modi to chair a meeting with Council of Ministers, discuss Omicron surge | Oneindia News [Video]

PM Modi to chair a meeting with Council of Ministers, discuss Omicron surge | Oneindia News

With the cases of Omicron on the rise in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a meeting with the council of Ministers on Wednesday. The meeting is expected to happen at around 4..

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US Home Prices Surged More Than 18 Percent in October [Video]

US Home Prices Surged More Than 18 Percent in October

US Home Prices Surged , More Than 18 Percent in October. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index was released on Dec. 28. It revealed an average increase of 18.4 percent in home..

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Omicron Infection Could Increase Immunity to Delta Variant, Study Suggests [Video]

Omicron Infection Could Increase Immunity to Delta Variant, Study Suggests

Omicron Infection Could , Increase Immunity to Delta Variant, Study Suggests. A new study from health officials in South Africa suggests an Omicron COVID-19 infection could increase one's immunity to..

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Omicron Variant Causes Uptick in Admissions at Children's Hospitals [Video]

Omicron Variant Causes Uptick in Admissions at Children's Hospitals

Omicron Variant Causes Uptick , in Admissions at Children's Hospitals. Officials say COVID-19 infections among children are rising drastically in the United States. CNN reports that on average,..

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Prof. Adam Finn: Politicians are walking a tightrope [Video]

Prof. Adam Finn: Politicians are walking a tightrope

Professor Adam Finn professor of paediatrics at University of Bristol and JCVI Member has said things could get worse before they get better when it comes to Omicron. Prof. Finn added that the..

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Covid-19 update: India reports 6,358 new cases and 293 deaths | Omicron tally at 653 | Oneindia News [Video]

Covid-19 update: India reports 6,358 new cases and 293 deaths | Omicron tally at 653 | Oneindia News

According to the Union Health ministry's data, India added 6,358 fresh Covid cases and 293 Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours. India has logged 653 cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus..

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Omicron and Weather Cause Thousands of Holiday Flight Cancellations [Video]

Omicron and Weather Cause Thousands of Holiday Flight Cancellations

Omicron and Weather , Cause Thousands of, Holiday Flight Cancellations. NBC News reports the spread of the Omicron COVID-19 variant has thrown a wrench in many travel plans this holiday..

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Javid confirms no further restrictions [Video]

Javid confirms no further restrictions

Health Secretary, Sajid Javid, has confirmed there will be no new restrictions following a cabinet meeting with the Prime Minister to discuss the growing levels of Omicron. Report by Browna. Like us on..

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Varun Gandhi’s veiled swipe at BJP, says ‘curfew at night, rallies in the day’ | Oneindia News [Video]

Varun Gandhi’s veiled swipe at BJP, says ‘curfew at night, rallies in the day’ | Oneindia News

BJP Pilibhit MP Varun Gandhi seemed to take a dig at his party’s leadership for organising massive rallies in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh amid the rising Omicron cases in the country. #BJP..

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India records 578 new Omicron cases so far; Delhi tops the list | Possible 3rd wave | Oneindia News [Video]

India records 578 new Omicron cases so far; Delhi tops the list | Possible 3rd wave | Oneindia News

Amid fears of the new Omicron variant driving a third wave of Covid infections, today India reported 578 cases of the new strain over the past 24 hours. #IndiaOmicronCases #Omicron #Christmas

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England needs to be prepared for Covid restrictions, NHS chair says [Video]

England needs to be prepared for Covid restrictions, NHS chair says

Chair of NHS Providers Chris Hopson says England needs to be prepared to reintroduce Covid restrictions amidst the rising numbers of cases due to Omicron. However, whilst hospitals are seeing an..

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Covid-19 Update India: 6,987 fresh cases reported, Omicron cases rise to 422 | Oneindia News [Video]

Covid-19 Update India: 6,987 fresh cases reported, Omicron cases rise to 422 | Oneindia News

India recorded 6,987 fresh cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours according to the latest update from the Union Health Ministry. Meanwhile, the Omicron cases are still on the rise in the country and..

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22 farmer groups form political front SSM, will contest upcoming Punjab elections | Oneindia News [Video]

22 farmer groups form political front SSM, will contest upcoming Punjab elections | Oneindia News

22 farmers' unions have joined hands to set up a political party that is expected to contest all 117 seats in the 2022 Punjab Assembly election; Amid a rise in Omicron cases, today, Delhi reported 249..

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UP polls: Election Commission to meet top health official amid omicron threat | Oneindia News [Video]

UP polls: Election Commission to meet top health official amid omicron threat | Oneindia News

Reports say the Election Commission will meet Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Monday to discuss Covid situation in states headed for polls next year amid the threat posed by Omicron. This and..

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Omicron tally up to 415, centre teams deployed to 10 states | Oneindia News [Video]

Omicron tally up to 415, centre teams deployed to 10 states | Oneindia News

As Omicron tally in India rises to 415, Centre teams will be deployed to 10 states that have been identified as hotspots for Omicron or where Covid-19 cases have been rising and vaccination has been..

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