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Omicron is spreading faster than Delta, affecting the vaccinated: WHO

Published on Dec 23, 2021 12:32 PM IST
  • People who are fully vaccinated or have been treated for Covid-19 are also getting infected with Omicron.
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On Monday, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO) said that Omicron is transmitting faster than the Delta variant. People who have been treated for covid-19 earlier or are fully-vaccinated, are also getting infected with this variant.(Reuters) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 23, 2021 12:32 PM IST

On Monday, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO) said that Omicron is transmitting faster than the Delta variant. People who have been treated for covid-19 earlier or are fully-vaccinated, are also getting infected with this variant.(Reuters)

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Delta is spreading a lot faster than Omicron - WHO Director-General stated on Monday.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 23, 2021 12:32 PM IST

Delta is spreading a lot faster than Omicron - WHO Director-General stated on Monday.(REUTERS)

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The fact that Omicron is infecting the fully-vaccinated ones and the ones who have survived covid-19, is an issue of concern.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 23, 2021 12:32 PM IST

The fact that Omicron is infecting the fully-vaccinated ones and the ones who have survived covid-19, is an issue of concern.(PTI)

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WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan stated that Omicron is affecting the immunity of the body. She further added that countries that have started giving the booster shots should give preference to the ones with lesser immunity.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 23, 2021 12:32 PM IST

WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan stated that Omicron is affecting the immunity of the body. She further added that countries that have started giving the booster shots should give preference to the ones with lesser immunity.(REUTERS)

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ওমিক্রন কিছু COVID-19 ভ্যাকসিন দ্বারা উত্পন্ন অ্যান্টিবডি এড়াতে পারদর্শী, বলছেন WHO-এর আধিকারিকরা। তবে তার মানে কিন্তু কখনই এই নয় যে ভ্যাকসিন সম্পূর্ণ অপ্রয়োজনীয়। 'আমরা কখনই বলছি না যে সমস্ত টিকাই সম্পূর্ণভাবে অকার্যকর হয়ে যাবে,' জানান স্বামীনাথন। ফাইল ছবি : রয়টার্স (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 23, 2021 12:32 PM IST

ওমিক্রন কিছু COVID-19 ভ্যাকসিন দ্বারা উত্পন্ন অ্যান্টিবডি এড়াতে পারদর্শী, বলছেন WHO-এর আধিকারিকরা। তবে তার মানে কিন্তু কখনই এই নয় যে ভ্যাকসিন সম্পূর্ণ অপ্রয়োজনীয়। 'আমরা কখনই বলছি না যে সমস্ত টিকাই সম্পূর্ণভাবে অকার্যকর হয়ে যাবে,' জানান স্বামীনাথন। ফাইল ছবি : রয়টার্স (REUTERS)

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WHO Scientist Abadi Mahmud stated that even though they are observing a change in the neutralisation antibodies, the T-cells are staying unaffected.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 23, 2021 12:32 PM IST

WHO Scientist Abadi Mahmud stated that even though they are observing a change in the neutralisation antibodies, the T-cells are staying unaffected.(PTI)

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