Ireland WHO: Genese obviously not protected from Omikron
Omikron brakes Africa travel from
with strict travel restrictions, Germany and many other states want to curb the spread of the coronavirus variant Omikron. The South Africa's government is indicated. © Alberto Pezzali / DPA / AP / Picture Alliance Provided by Deutsche Wave with a view to the new variant of the Coronavirus discovered first in southern Africa have decided numerous states temporarily to initiate their travel traffic with the countries of the region or at least strict restrictions to subjugate.
The question will continue to explore, said the scientist. But first observations, however, that once infected by Omikron could once again collect Covid-19. But then the symptoms seemed often less difficult. According to the existing Corona vaccines, according to Gottberg, continue to protect against serious illnesses.
The variant was first demonstrated in South Africa a week ago. It has 32 mutations compared to the previously common coronavirus.
Meanwhile, the Omikron variant was already proven to WHO information in more than 20 countries, including Germany.On Thursday India reported the first two omikron cases. In the southern state of Karnataka, two men aged 66 and 46 had been positively tested for the Corona variant, shared a representative of the Ministry of Health. Now all your contacts would be tested first and second degrees.
cases with omikron variants are held in Europe
in Europe piling up the Corona cases with the new virus variant Omikron discovered for the first time in South Africa and put the continent in alert: after the first cases in Germany, the UK and Italy, the new mutant was the Saturday also reported in the Czech Republic. In Bavaria, the authorities confirmed two cases. In the Netherlands, 61 of around 600 passengers from South Africa were positively tested on Corona.
The Center for the Control and Prevention of Diseases of the African Union (Africa CDC) warned of panic because of the new omikron variant. "There is no reason to panic," said Africa CDC boss John Nkensgasong at a press conference. "We are not there without protection."
Although the AU is worried, but she faith "not that the situation can not be controlled". His authority is already "for a long time" on the occurrence of a new Corona variant, raised Nkensgasong.
However, the vaccination rate in Africa is very low, only seven percent of the 1.2 billion inhabitants are completely vaccinated against Corona. This is due in particular to the insufficient supply of the continent with vaccines and to a much pronounced vaccine skeptic.
to Omikron Bloodbath: Morgan Stanley deletes oil price forecast for the first quarter 2022 Together .
The emergence of the new Corona variant Omikron has taken care of the international stock markets for a quake. The oil prices also came into the downlow in the course of renewed lockdown worries. The US investment bank Morgan Stanley then pulled the ripper and stroked its oil outlook for the first quarter of 2022. © Provided by Finanzen.net Yasuyoshi Chiba / AFP / Getty Images • Omikron ensures sell-off at equity and oil markets • Morgan Stanley sees oversupply in the first quarter 2022 and red