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After an emergency meeting on Friday, the World Health Organization classified the new COVID variant as a ‘variant of concern,’ and gave it the name omicron.

The new B.1.1.529 variant was first discovered on November 11, 2021 in Botswana, a country just north of South Africa. Since then, it has been detected in South Africa, mostly in the province of Gauteng, which includes Johannesburg and…..(read more)