WHO Says, Too Soon to Decide If Omicron is More Severe than Delta

The World Health Organization logo is pictured outside the old and the new WHO buildings, in Geneva, Switzerland, December 20, 2021. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

The World Health Organization does not yet have enough data on the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus to say if it is more severe than the Delta variant, an official said on Wednesday, almost a month after South Africa first raised the alarm about its emergence.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Manas Mishra in Bengaluru and Josephine Mason in London; Editing by Kevin Liffey