‘Enough concern’ for Omicron to be a variant of concern

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30/11/2021 12:41:00 PM

Deakin University’s Chair of Epidemiology Catherine Bennett says there was “enough concern” within the health community to label Omicron a “variant of concern”.

Deakin University’s Chair of Epidemiology Catherine Bennett says there was “enough concern” within the health community to label Omicron a “variant of concern”.“Also, in just the profile of the number of mutations that this variant carries – some of them already associated with increased transmissibility,” Ms Bennett told Sky News host Chris Smith.

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New Omicron cases emerge across Europe as restrictions are re-imposedThe UK Health Security Agency said it was 'very likely' more cases would be found in the UK over the coming days. 9News

What we know about Omicron so farThe World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a summary “of what is currently known” about Omicron – including its transmissibility and the effectiveness of vaccines - two days after it was named a COVID-19 variant of concern. 죄를 짓고도 구원 받는다는 말도안되는 믿음을 굳게 갖고 있습니다 MenengaiFour Gates Foundation is by far the largest private contributor to the WHO, Gates also owns vaccine companies. ConflictOfInterest CrimesAgainstHumanity FollowTheMoney Don’t stress channel 2,7,9 and 10 will turn this into panic mode

'We’re sticking to that': Perrottet vows to move ahead with NSW's reopening plan amid Omicron fearsNew South Wales Premier Dominic Perrottet says his state will continue forward with plans to ease coronavirus restrictions on December 15 as the world scrambles to understand the Omicron variant. Should have finished his sentence. And you're never getting you're lives back. NSWtheCOVIDcapitalofAustralia So far from South Africa report, this strain is not deadly but causes fatigue for unvaxed.If that can be confirm and vaxed people are safe, nothing to worry about . Get vaxed, all mutations comes from low or no vaxed countries.

Netherlands confirms 13 Omicron cases as new COVID variant continues to spreadDutch authorities say investigations will continue after the new variant was detected in 13 out of 61 travellers who tested positive for COVID-19 on flights from South Africa. Oh no ABC has ignored the waukesha terror attack. More fear mongering from theirabc

PM says it is 'too early' to decide if hotel quarantine will be reinstated in face of Omicron variantThe Prime Minister says he plans to call a meeting of state and territory leaders today or tomorrow to discuss how to respond to the Omicron variant, but it is 'too early' to make decisions about reinstating quarantine before Christmas. Short sighted political games were prioritised over the quarrantine stations. How or why didn't a govt in charge of a pandemic not think ahead. This is potentially going to kill more people than a war and the LNP did not build defences. Surprise surprise. A new variant has emerged. 90% covered? Let's see how well these vaccines defend. Australia can not afford to keep opting for lockdowns. Now is the time. Instead of discussing the Omicron virus, they should discuss the Morrison Fascism virus spreading to our streets every weekend. The erosion of free speech as he looks to muzzle social media users. The suppression of poverty class votes, this is the real pandemic. sQomo auspol

Two travellers test positive to Omicron variant of COVID-19 in SydneyTwo returned travellers have tested positive to the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 after arriving in Sydney overnight. 9News How is that possible if the need to be tested before departure? Omicron covidvariant covidvariant