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There have been a further 101 cases of the Omicron variant confirmed in the UK today, bringing the total number to 437. Governments have warned the new variant is even more transmissible than Delta - all the more reason, ministers say, to get your booster. @simonvigar5 | #5News
Five quick tweets on the new variant B.1.1.529 Caveat first: data here is *very* preliminary, so everything could change. Nonetheless, better safe than sorry. 1) Based on the data we have, this variant is out-competing others *far* faster than Beta and even Delta did 🚩🚩
@PresElectBiden says this is a pandemic of the unvaxxed. Data from England show 63% of Delta deaths in last 7.5 months were fully vaxxed. @cdcgovhy '>@CDCgovhy won’t share US data with the American people? What is the justification of mandates and refusal to recognize natural immunity?
Dr. Catherine O’Neal from LSU breaks down the Delta variant — and why everyone should get vaccinated. Take a measly three minutes and check it out. Then pass it on if you feel it…