The Omicron variant has been detected in several countries around the world. Photo: AFP
The Omicron variant has been detected in several countries around the world. Photo: AFP

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Why it’s too early to panic about Omicron and vaccines may protect against the variant after all

  • We won’t know whether Omicron evades Covid-19 vaccines for another few weeks as scientists around the world race to find answers
  • However, when previous variants have emerged, vaccines have continued to protect against severe disease

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Omicron variant has been detected in several countries around the world. Photo: AFP
The Omicron variant has been detected in several countries around the world. Photo: AFP
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