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WHO chief scientist urges people not to panic over Omicron

By Reuters  
   December 03, 2021

The World Health Organization's (WHO) chief scientist on Friday urged people not to panic over the emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant and said it was too early to say if COVID-19 vaccines would have to be modified to fight it.

Soumya Swaminathan also said it was impossible to predict if Omicron would become the dominant strain.

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