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US News United Kingdom: A study ensures that the Omicron variant is less dangerous than the Variant Delta

03:10  24 december  2021
03:10  24 december  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

direct. COVID-19: "We must prepare" against Omicron, warns Prime Minister Jean Castex

 direct. COVID-19: © Christophe Simon / AFP Prime Minister Jean Castex visits Marseille in a vaccination center on December 13. The Prime Minister warned, this Tuesday, December 14th: it is necessary to prepare against the Omicron Variant even if the restrictions are not going to evolve by Christmas. A notice is expected Thursday on the vaccination of children. In the United Kingdom, Omicron is there and made its first death while the country accelerates on recall doses.

Le Royaume-Uni a enregistré mercredi 119 000 cas positifs, dont 16 000 confirmés comme étant Omicron, des chiffres encore jamais atteints. © AFP - Justin Tallis The United Kingdom has recorded Wednesday 119,000 positive cases, including 16,000 confirmed as Omicron, numbers still never reached.

The United Kingdom recorded Wednesday 119,000 positive cases, including 16,000 confirmed as Omicron, numbers never reached. On the same day, a study by the British sanitary safety agency confirms that Emicron is more Benin than the Delta Variant.

with our correspondent in London, Marie Boeda

The risk of admission to the hospital is up to 70% lower with the Omicron variant than with the Delta variant. This conclusion consolidates the results of two other British studies. In other words, there is less risk of developing serious shapes with the new variant.

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As under 40 being more affected, the data is more involved in this population. For more than 60 years, scientists warn that it will have to wait a bit.

The third dose makes it possible to protect themselves from the variant, but the study recommends to be careful since, after ten weeks, the vaccine effect fades from 15 to 25%. less dangerous, but more transmissible Finally, if it is now almost acquired that odd is less dangerous, it remains well

more transmitted to the point of increasing hospitals. Even if so far they face, in London where the Omicron variant is dominating admissions in hospitals climbed 78% in one week. According to government scientific advisors, without further restrictions, the number of hospitalizations could be 3,000 per day, figures affected a year ago, at the highest of the crisis.

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COVID-19: In the United States, daily contaminations approach their early records 2021 .
© Alex Wong in Washington, residents pay in front of a library to retrieve free autototes on December 23. The daily contaminations at CVIV-19 are rising sharply because of the Omicron variant and in passing a record dating back last January. "A vertical thrust". The image for describe the progression of the pandemic used by Anthony Fauci, the main counselor of the White House in the fight against the pandemic, has the merit of being clear.

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