Omicron Covid variant spreads ‘more than twice as fast’ as Delta – BBC News

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Scientists in South Africa say the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus appears to spread more than twice as fast as Delta – which has so far been the most contagious.

The analysis has not been peer-reviewed and the researchers say there’s a lot of uncertainty.

Cases are being reported all over the world, including among fully vaccinated people.

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