New Variant ‘Omicron’ Sparks Concern Nationwide

It's been classified... as a new variant of concern by the WHO. South Africa first notified the global health body... regarding this new strain... on November 24th. But the earliest cases were actually detected in Botswana weeks ago. Already, the virus has spread to at least 13 countries, including the UK, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia and Israel. The strain has also landed in North America, with Canada detecting its first two cases on Sunday local time. Since then,... a growing number of countries have reported the presence of Omicron... within their borders. Governments around the world... are scrambling to draw up new prevention guidelines... to counter this emerging threat.

Source: Arirang News
Length: 0:03:31
Country: South Korea
Language: English
Date: 29.11.2021