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OMICRON Declared VOC By WHO

WHO on 26th of November classified a new variant of corona virus found in South Africa and named it OMICRON. This comes under A VARIANT OF CONCERN [VOC] . Its genomic denotation is B.1.1.529 . It has multiple spikes, protein mutations and early study reveals that it is highly contagious and infectious. In South Africa the cases of Corona are increasing at an alarming rate over the last fifteen days. New cases of corona has increased four times in last fortnight in S.Africa. Along with increase in the emergence of B.1.1.529. According to the NGS-SA [ Network of Genomics Surveillance in South Africa] this variant has very unusual constellations of mutations. OMICRON , CREATING HAVOC WORLDWIDE Mutations in omicron Out of these mutations 30 mutations are seen in spike protein. S...

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