COVID-19: Omicron ‘causing 1,000 infections a day’

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Professor Francois Balloux, director of UCL Genetics Institute, says that the #omicron outbreak is now well under way, and doubling every three to four days and will quickly put NHS under pressure despite recently introduced restrictions on travel.

Travel restrictions are unlikely to make much of a difference in the UK to growing Omicron cases, scientist Paul Hunter tells Sky News.

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