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SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant

November 2021 variant of SARS-CoV-2

SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant
SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant

The Omicron variant is a variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. As of December 2021, it is the newest variant. It was first reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) from South Africa on 24 November 2021. On 26 November 2021, the WHO designated it as a variant of concern and named it "Omicron", the fifteenth letter in the Greek alphabet.

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