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COVID-19: Sequencing finds higher presence of subvariant BA.2

Omicron became the dominant variant in Brazil, replacing the Delta variant, which was prevalent throughout the second half of last year.

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Brazil confirms first case of Omicron subvariant

There is still not enough evidence to gauge such aspects as severity, transmission, and the effectiveness of existing vaccines, the institute stated.

Vacinação de crianças contra a covid-19  na UBS 5 de Taguatinga Sul
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Fiocruz study: Vaccination key to curbing pandemic

Brazil is reported to have 6.7 percent of the world’s cases and 11 percent of fatalities, even though Brazilians make up less than three percent of the global population.

Foto de ilustração sobre a variante Ômicron do coronavírus
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Three cases of new lineage of Omicron confirmed in Brazil

The new lineage is more contagious but further research is required to ascertain whether it is more dangerous, Brazil’s Fiocruz Foundation stated.

O ministro da Saúde, Marcelo Queiroga, assina portaria de apoio aos municípios da Bahia em situação de emergência ou estado de calamidade pública em decorrência das chuvas
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Health Minister: Brazil has not reached peak of Omicron variant

Queiroga emphasized the importance of a full vaccination cycle. The new variant has been in Brazil for about two months, and 300,000 daily cases have been reported.