The Omicron variant is worrying.

The risk is "high to very high" of the new variant of Covid-19, originally detected in South Africa, spreading in Europe, the EU health agency said on Friday evening.

In a risk assessment report, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) estimates that “the general level of risk for the EU and EEA (European Economic Area) associated with the Omicron variant of SARS- CoV-2 is considered high to very high ”.

Apart from South Africa, Omicron has been detected in Malawi, Israel on a person from Malawi, Hong Kong and Belgium, a member of the EU.

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