WHO’s Science in 5 #shorts: Living with COVID-19 – 20 December 2022

Who's science in 5 #shorts: living with covid-19 - 20 december 2022

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Watch the full episode here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjRdurfcDPQ

Science in 5 series – Episode #88 #shorts/ As we enter the 4th year of the Pandemic, what do we know about Omicron so far? Are there settings where you are more at risk? What does it mean to live with COVID-19 ? Dr Maria Van Kerkhove explains in Science in 5.

Closed Captioning is available for Science in 5 in several languages on YouTube.

For more information on antimicrobial resistance: https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-antimicrobial-awareness-week

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