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    The study found that Omicron reproduces 70 times faster than Delta, and the number of COVID-19 cases in the UK exceeds 75,000

    • Last Update: 2021-12-25
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    On November 24, 2021, South Africa reported the new variant B.
    1.
    1.
    529 of SARS-CoV-2 to the World Health Organization (WHO).
    This new variant was first in Botswana on November 11, 2021 and November 2021.
    Found in a specimen collected in South Africa on the 14th

    .
    On November 26, 2021, the WHO named B.
    1.
    1.
    529 Omicron and classified it as a variant of concern (VOC)

    .
    On November 30, 2021, the United States designated Omicron as a variant of interest, and on December 1, 2021, the first confirmed case of Omicron in the United States was confirmed

    .

    The head of the British National Health Service (NHS) has issued a warning to members of the British Parliament that the number of hospitalizations may exceed the number recorded in January 2021
    .

    A study conducted by Hong Kong researchers found that the Omicron variant of COVID-19 reproduces 70 times faster in the human respiratory tract than Delta
    .
    However, the Omicron variant replicates in human lung tissue at a slower rate than the original strain of the virus, which may indicate a lower severity of the disease

    .

    The Omicron variant of COVID-19 reproduces 70 times faster in the human respiratory tract than Delta
    .
    However, the Omicron variant replicates in human lung tissue at a slower rate than the original strain of the virus, which may indicate a lower severity of the disease

    .
    The Omicron variant of COVID-19 reproduces 70 times faster in the human respiratory tract than Delta
    .
    However, the Omicron variant replicates in human lung tissue at a slower rate than the original strain of the virus, which may indicate a lower severity of the disease

    .
    COVID-19

    Professor Dr.
    Michael Chan Chi-Wai, who led the study, warned that it is important to note that “by
    infecting more people, a very contagious virus may cause more serious illness and death, even if the virus itself The pathogenicity may be low"
    .
    The research was published by the Li Ka Shing School of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong (HKUMed)

    .

    Infect

    Dr.
    Jenny Harries, Director of the UK Health Security Agency, warned members of Parliament that the Omicron variant "may be the most significant threat" since the pandemic began

    .
    Harries told members of Congress that the proportion of confirmed cases is expected to be "astonishing" in the next few days

    .
    The head of the NHS in the United Kingdom also warned that the increase in Omicron infections compared to the peak of the pandemic may lead to an increase in the number of hospitalizations related to COVID-19

    .
    British NHS chief executive Amanda Pritchard (Amanda Pritchard) warned members of parliament that the number of hospitalizations may exceed the historical record of 3,812 set on January 9, 2021

    .

    Professor Andrew Hayward, a member of the British Respiratory Virus Threat Advisory Group (NERVTAG), warned at the BBC breakfast meeting that the UK’s daily testing capacity is about 600,000 people, but in individual cases, people who need to be tested quickly Would exceed this number
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