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World Health Organization Says Don’t Underestimate COVID-19 Omicron Variant

(Missourinet) The World Health Organization says don’t underestimate the COVID-19 Omicron variant. The WHO has listed Omicron as a variant of concern. State Department of Health and Senior Services Director Don Kauerauf tells us particularly in South Africa, the variant is increasing in its foothold there.

Kauerauf says the key is the same regardless of the variant – he encourages the public to get their COVID-19 vaccinations, use proper hand washing, wear a mask, and keep your distance from others.

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