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Expert says infections are mild in South African children

Health officials and scientists are investigating what is leading to more admissions at younger ages and expect answers within two weeks.

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Vaccines act against severe covid, even with a new variant

Richard Lessels, an infectious disease specialist, says vaccines are the tool that can prevent serious illness and hospitalization.

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Rio investigates suspected Ômicron variant in the capital

A 29-year-old woman, who arrived from South Africa on the 21st, is under epidemiological investigation in the capital of Rio de Janeiro. Asymptomatic, she tested positive for covid-19.

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Covid-19: WHO points to low vaccine coverage and insufficient testing

WHO warns of "toxic mixture" of low vaccine coverage and insufficient testing of covid-19 and says it is the perfect recipe for breeding and augmenting variants.

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United States rule out lockdown; WHO warns of new outbreaks

WHO today warned of the high risk of infections with Ômicron. US President Joe Biden admitted that the variant is a concern, but ruled out a new lockdown in the country.