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Another Omicron subvariant becomes dominant strain for new U.S. Covid-19 cases

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COVID-19 Weekly Watch: Omicron subvariants come to PH. Frequent boosters next?

This week, we look at what another Omicron subvariant means for the Philippines' pandemic response, booster updates, and how scientists assess potential futures for the virus.

5/26/2022 8:04:00 AM

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Omicron breakthrough infections may spare young hearts — study

The Omicron variant of the coronavirus does not have a negative affect on cardiovascular health in young adults who have been vaccinated, a small study suggests.

Almighty God have mercy; please enlighten our health officials and inspire them to tell the truth for the sake of the youth, Amen.

5/24/2022 2:30:00 AM

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Slight uptick in Metro Manila’s Covid cases due to Omicron subvariants — OCTA

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5/23/2022 9:45:00 AM

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LGUs ordered to convince unvaxxed constituents to get Covid vaccine amid Omicron BA.4 subvariant threat

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5/22/2022 4:15:00 PM

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Medical group urges public to observe safety protocols amid threat of Omicron subvariants

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5/22/2022 10:15:00 AM

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Omicron sub-variant detected in Filipino from Middle East

Omicron sub-variant detected in Filipino from Middle East

5/21/2022 11:56:00 AM

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DOH detects Omicron BA.4 in the Philippines

The DOH says the newly detected subvariant is a variant of concern, which means it has an ability to spread faster

Spot the fallacy in this tweet.

5/21/2022 11:08:00 AM

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Philippines detects Omicron subvariant BA.4

The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday said a Filipino who flew in from the Middle East earlier this month was found to be infected with Omicron subvariant BA.4.

5/21/2022 10:58:00 AM

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Transmission of Omicron subvariant in Davao City ‘just a matter of time’ but city is ready

Transmission of Omicron subvariant in Davao City ‘just a matter of time’ but city is ready

5/19/2022 5:27:00 PM

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Covid-19 cases in PH may increase to over 500 per day amid new Omicron subvariant threat—expert

The Nation's Leading Newspaper

Let hope that this does not happen

5/19/2022 11:15:00 AM

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Transmission of Omicron variant confirmed—DOH

The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday said it has detected local transmission of the COVID-19 Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1 as

5/18/2022 5:00:00 AM

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DOH logs local transmission of more infectious Omicron | Claudeth Mocon-Ciriaco

The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday confirmed the local transmission of Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1 in the country, but assured the public that response is underway to prevent its spread.

5/18/2022 5:08:00 AM

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DOH confirms local transmission of Omicron subvariant in PH

DOH confirms local transmission of Omicron subvariant in Philippines

5/17/2022 10:03:00 AM

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Philippines detects local transmission of Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1

The Philippines on Tuesday said it has detected its first local transmission of the Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1.



5/17/2022 8:30:00 AM

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DOH: No significant increase in Covid-19 cases amid detection of new Omicron subvariant

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5/14/2022 1:27:00 PM

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DOH: Too early to say there is local transmission of Omicron subvariant

The DOH said it is too early to say if there is already a local transmission of the COVID-19 Omicron BA.2.12.1 despite the detection of sub variants from two Filipinos in Metro Manila without travel history outside the country.

yunanimouse17PH Dito sa US Wala ng nag Mask. Optional kung gusto mo. Di naman vaccinated lahat ng tao dito. Bihira lang Ang namamatay. Yes mayroon Covid pero tinakot lang tayo ng Governo at CDC. May be their real reason is inflation para May increases nila lahat na ma bilihin.

5/14/2022 9:43:00 AM

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PH detects 14 cases of new Omicron subvariant

THE Philippines has detected 14 cases of the BA2.12.1 sublineage of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Department of Health (DoH) said on...

5/13/2022 8:21:00 PM

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DOH detects 14 Omicron variants in NCR, Palawan

The Philippines detected a total of 14 cases of the Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1 in the National Capital Region (NCR) and

5/14/2022 4:00:00 AM

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New Zealand reports 1st Omicron BA.5 variant

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5/8/2022 10:05:00 AM

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Unvaccinated Omicron patients at risk from variants; Different vaccines protect well against severe COVID-19

Unvaccinated Omicron patients at risk from variants; Different vaccines protect well against severe COVID-19

5/7/2022 2:20:00 AM

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DOH: 6 local contacts of first Omicron subvariant case tested negative for COVID-19

DOH: 6 local contacts of first Omicron subvariant case tested negative for COVID-19

5/6/2022 11:40:00 AM

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Omicron as severe as other COVID-19 variants — large US study

The Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV2 virus is intrinsically as severe as previous variants, according to a preprint version of a large US study that counters assumptions in other studies that it was more transmissible but less severe.

5/6/2022 3:00:00 AM

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Two Omicron sub-variants driving S. Africa Covid spike: WHO

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5/5/2022 6:45:00 AM

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Two Omicron sub-variants driving South Africa COVID-19 spike — WHO

Two Omicron sub-variants driving South Africa COVID-19 spike — WHO

5/5/2022 1:15:00 AM

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PH's new Covid-19 cases now lower than pre-Omicron wave numbers - DOH

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5/2/2022 4:10:00 PM

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New Omicron sub-lineages can dodge immunity from past infection —study

New Omicron sub-lineages can dodge immunity from past infection —study

omicrom is not so danger is like a normal flu.. pag tinamaan ng omicron 7 days lang gagaling na agad.. mas mabilis makahawa ang omicron pero madali gumaling nagka omicron na din ako at mga friends ko d kinakabahala ang omicron, dito sa singapore d punuproblema ang omicron

5/2/2022 2:00:00 AM

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New Zealand reports first Omicron BA.4 variant

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5/1/2022 7:45:00 PM

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Protect yourself, a new Omicron variant is here | BusinessMirror

Protect yourself, a new Omicron variant is here Know more:

4/29/2022 1:08:00 PM

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DOH closely monitoring PH's Covid-19 case trend amid Omicron subvariant threat

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4/29/2022 11:40:00 AM

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DOH identifies 44 close contacts of 1st Omicron subvariant case in PHL | Claudeth Mocon-Ciriaco

The Department of Health (DOH) said it has identified 44 close contacts of the first BA.2.12 case in the country.

4/29/2022 9:08:00 AM

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DOH urges public to get COVID-19 booster shot amid Omicron BA.2.12 threat

'Omicron BA.2.12 reminds us that the virus is still out there and cases can go up the moment we let our guard down,' says the Department of Health

Naubusan na sila ng Greek alphabet

4/29/2022 12:00:00 AM

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Omicron, trade weigh on US economy in first quarter

Omicron, trade weigh on US economy in first quarter

4/28/2022 7:30:00 PM

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Leachon amid Omicron subvariant BA.2.12 threat: Do not panic; enhance vaccination, booster programs

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4/28/2022 3:30:00 PM

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Baguio City records one Omicron sub-variant case

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4/28/2022 2:50:00 PM

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Public urged to get booster shot ASAP amid Omicron BA.2.12 subvariant threat

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4/28/2022 2:10:00 PM

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DOH: BA.2.12 subvariant 2.5 times more transmissible than original Omicron variant

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4/28/2022 11:45:00 AM

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Close contacts of first detected Omicron BA.2.12 case reach 44 —DOH

The number of close contacts of the Finnish female who was the first detected Omicron BA.2.12 carrier in the country has increased to 44, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said Thursday.

How sad🥺

4/28/2022 6:35:00 AM

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Omicron subvariant in PHL, DOH confirms | Claudeth Mocon-Ciriaco

The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday confirmed the detection of Omicron-BA.2.12 in the country.

4/28/2022 3:44:00 AM

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Omicron sub-variant detected in Baguio

Omicron sub-variant BA 2.12 detected in Baguio

4/27/2022 1:12:00 PM

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New Omicron subvariant BA.2.12 begins to show in South Korea

The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency said Omicron’s more transmissible new subvariant, BA.2.12, made up 10 percent of the circulating variants in the country. | asianewsnetwork

4/26/2022 12:43:00 PM

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New Zealand reports the 1st Omicron XE variant

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4/23/2022 1:30:00 PM

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New Omicron subvariant gains foothold as US loosens mask requirement

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4/20/2022 5:30:00 AM

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Unvaccinated children hospitalized at twice the rate during Omicron surge — US study

Unvaccinated children hospitalized at twice the rate during Omicron surge — US study

4/20/2022 1:30:00 AM

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No Omicron XE detected in the Philippines yet — DOH’s Vergeire

The Philippines has not yet detected the “Omicron XE” or the recombinant of two sub-lineages of the more transmissible Omicron variant, the Department of Health said Tuesday.

4/19/2022 5:30:00 AM

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Worldwide COVID-19 cases surpass 500M as Omicron variant BA.2 surges

Global COVID-19 cases surpassed 500 million on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, as the highly contagious BA.2 sub-variant of Omicron surges in many countries in Europe and Asia.

4/14/2022 6:45:00 PM

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Prepare for Omicron XE, recombinant variants — experts - BusinessWorld Online

EXPERTS say a surge caused by the rising Omicron XE variant may be on the horizon.

4/14/2022 9:15:00 AM

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WHO says it is analyzing two new Omicron COVID subvariants - BusinessWorld Online

THE World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday it is tracking a few dozen cases of two new subvariants of the highly transmissible Omicron strain of the coronavirus to assess whether they are more infectious or dangerous.

4/13/2022 11:00:00 AM

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Nearly 86% of US COVID-19 caused by BA.2 Omicron subvariant — CDC

Nearly 86% of US COVID-19 caused by BA.2 Omicron subvariant — CDC

4/13/2022 12:02:00 AM

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Physicians fear COVID-19 cases surge in May due to Omicron XE

The possible entry into the Philippines of 'Omicron XE' subvariant and the low rate of booster shot coverage of Filipinos have caused alarm among members of the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP).

Hay naku Wala nmn na pong bago
Or the elections is done so we can go to lockdown

4/10/2022 10:00:00 AM

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