Omicron Variant versus Delta | How do COVID strains compare? | 7NEWS

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7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Omicron Variant versus Delta | How do COVID strains compare? | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

Dozens of countries are now reporting new Omicron infections with the World Health Organisation warning the variant poses a very high global risk. Many overseas governments have now banned travellers from southern Africa, with some stopping foreign visitors all together. It comes as Australia delays the re-opening of borders for skilled workers and students for 2 weeks.. while authorities scramble to learn more about the strain. For expert analysis, Sunrise is joined by World Health Organisation spokesperson and epidemiologist, Dr Margaret Harris.

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