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Omicron variant coincides with Covid surge across Africa, warns WHO

Telegraph, 02 Dec 2021
The World Health Organisation has warned that a surge in Covid-19 cases across Africa has coincided with the sequencing of the Omicron variant.

WHO Regional Emergency Director Dr Abdou Salam Gueye said more countries will see an increase in cases of the new variant as genome sequencing and extra surveillance are ramped up.

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