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Omicron sub-variant BA.2 found in 5 African countries -WHO scientist

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Omicron sub-variant BA.2 found in 5 African countries -WHO scientist
Omicron sub-variant BA.2 found in 5 African countries -WHO scientist   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2022

– The BA.2 sub-variant of Omicron has been found in five African countries, a World Health Organisation scientist said on Thursday, adding she was concerned about the development.

“BA.2 … has been reported in five countries, that is Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Senegal as well as South Africa,” Dr Nicksy Gumede-Moeletsi told an online media briefing.

“We are very concerned,” she said.