January27 , 2022

Omicron Could Cause Over Half Of Europe’s Covid Cases In ‘Few Months’: Health Agency

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The Omicron variant of Covid-19, believed to be extra contagious than earlier strains

Stockholm, Sweden:

The Omicron variant of Covid-19, believed to be extra contagious than earlier strains, might trigger greater than half of all Covid infections in Europe in coming months, the EU well being company ECDC mentioned on Thursday.

“Based on mathematical modelling conducted by ECDC, there are indications that Omicron could cause over half of all SARS-CoV-2 infections in the EU/EEA within the next few months,” it mentioned in a menace evaluation report.

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