New Covid variant: Chris Whitty on why scientists are concerned about new Covid variant
Watch Chris Whitty, chief medical officer, speak about what scientists know about the new Omicron variant.
New Covid variant: Chris Whitty on why scientists are concerned about new Covid variantCloseProfessor Whitty says several cases of the new variant, Omicron, have been imported into other countries from southern Africa, and the spread is expected to continue.
He says the concern over the new variant is linked to the rapid spread, as illustrated in the Gauteng province in South Africa where it was first detected.Read more: BBC News (UK) »
Police to investigate Downing Street lockdown parties
Boris Johnson welcomes the inquiry, saying it would 'give the public the clarity it needs' over the allegations. Read more >>
Why isn't the doctor who found it...golum at it again Why indeed? It’s less of a risk with fewer complications Love all the covid expert's on twitter. Most of these people commenting have to be told everyday how to do the job they have by the boss at work. Omicron is an anagram of moronic ..are they actually trolling us now?
More like why are governments not going as far as bbc would like them gladdis49 Scared people have had enough and moved on? No more money to be made from the pandemic?
New Covid variant is less worrying than delta, says Prof Chris WhittyThe delta variant is of greater concern to the UK than the new Covid mutation, England's chief medical officer has said amid rising international fears about the omicron strain
COVID-19 variant: Why fear of growth setback has spooked investors'News of a potentially fast-spreading new coronavirus variant has already triggered a violent reaction on markets and in a number of different asset classes.' Ian King writes
Women’s Cricket World Cup qualifiers in Zimbabwe called off over Covid variantIreland have seen their hopes of reaching the 2022 Women’s Cricket World Cup ended by the cancellation of the qualifying event
5 Minutes On - The new Covid variant - your questions answered - BBC Sounds'We are back in familiar territory, because there is a new variant of coronavirus that's causing concern' BBC 5 Minutes On the new Covid variant, with JamesTGallagher JamesTGallagher To all those Bitcoiner’s working from home Bitcoin trading options Here's a little tip: Get a trusted Bitcoin expert and stick with her lisamiaBTC Invest and play at similar times each day. Because : In times of chaos, your investment is your anchor to success. JamesTGallagher Lots of room to keep tweeting the virus and making BILLIONS of dollars for suppling the vaccines they know how to tweet without spending a lot of time on production. JamesTGallagher Your own channel interviewed a South African doctor who said it looks like the symptoms from this variant are very mild. No need to keep scaremongering anymore.
UK warned 'be ready for restrictions' over new Covid variantThe UK should ‘be ready for the possibility of a change in the restrictions’ due to a new Covid variant, an expert has warned. The UK or England please enlighten. Bulllllllllshhhiiiittttttt!
The new variant is worrying – but it doesn’t change how we tackle Covid | Kit YatesThe only way to stop B.1.1.529 and other mutations is through testing, masks, and getting vaccines to everyone in the world, says the University of Bath’s Kit Yates