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Omicron is the 15th letter of the Greek alphabet. This letter is derived from the Phoenician letter ayin: . In classical Greek, omicron represented the sound in contrast to omega and ου. In modern Greek, both omicron and omega represent the mid back rounded vowel. Letters that arose from omicron include Roman O and Cyrillic O. The word literally means "little O" as opposed to "great O". In the system of Greek numerals omikron has a value of 70.

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Fauci Says Early Reports On Omicron Variant Are 'Encouraging' [Video]

Fauci Says Early Reports On Omicron Variant Are 'Encouraging'

Fauci Says Early Reports On Omicron Variant, Are 'Encouraging'. Dr. Anthony Fauci is reportedly optimistic about the lack of severity found in cases of the Omicron variant thus far. Fauci says more..

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Delhi reported the first case of Omicron variant, traveler from Tanzania found infected| Oneindia News [Video]

Delhi reported the first case of Omicron variant, traveler from Tanzania found infected| Oneindia News

The first case of the Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus has been reported in India’s national capital Delhi after a traveler from Tanzania was found to be infected with the new variant of the..

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Zimbabwe returnee tests Omicron positive in Gujarat | India's 3rd Omicron case | Oneindia News [Video]

Zimbabwe returnee tests Omicron positive in Gujarat | India's 3rd Omicron case | Oneindia News

A person who travelled from South Africa to Gujarat's Jamnagar has tested positive for the Omicron variant of coronavirus. #Zimbabwe #Gujarat #Omicron #SouthAfrica

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Noida police extend Section 144 in the city till December 31 | Oneindia News [Video]

Noida police extend Section 144 in the city till December 31 | Oneindia News

With the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic till prevalent and the threat of the new variant Omicron in mind, the Police department of Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddh Nagar has extended section 144 in the city..

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