US News Coronavirus-The United Kingdom reports its alert level Facing the Omicron
COVID-19: the predominant Omicron variant in South Africa, according to WHO
© AP - GBEMIGA Olamikan A healthy professional conducts a PCR test in Abuja, Nigeria, November 29, 2021, another country where The Omicron variant was detected. At a press conference, the World Health Organization (WHO) gave more information on the new Omicron variant that worries the entire planet.
Health-Coronavirus / UK-Alert: Coronavirus-The United Kingdom notes its level of alert against the Omicron
London Variant, December 12 (Reuters) - The United Kingdom noted Sunday its level of alert against COVID-19, rank three to four, on the recommendation of health authorities in the face of the rapid spread of Omicron variant.
"The first items show that Omicron propagates much faster than Delta and that the immunization protection against (...) Omicron is reduced," said the government in a statement.
The passage at the four level means that the health authorities believe that the transmission rate is high and that it exerts pressure on health services.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson must speak on television at 20:00 GMT on the recall vaccination campaign.
(Report Andy Bruce, Blandine Hénault for the French version)
Facing Omicron, Thailand restores forty for all travelers .
© Tourists' Sakchai Lalit on their arrival at Bangkok Airport on November 1, 2021, after the reopening of borders. For fear of the Omicron variant epidemic that rages in Europe, Thailand, which has gradually reopened its doors to tourists in recent months, reimposes about forty at least seven days to all visitors.