From the US to Germany, from Saudi Arabia to Australia, the Covid-19 Omicron variant Spread to dozens of countries Globally.
Originally called B.1.1.529, there are many unclear points about this variant. Scientists are studying whether it is more contagious and causes more serious illness and death, and whether tests, treatments, and vaccines are effective against it.
Nevertheless, with the advent of Omicron variants, some countries have tightened border restrictions and raised new concerns about the health of the world economy. On the other hand, weakening investor sentiment has shaken the global market.
Rating agency Moody’s said the Omicron variant infused new uncertainties, just as many countries have transitioned to post-pandemic normality.
“Omicron’s discovery is the driving force behind financial market volatility, as the COVID-19 pandemic remains a health threat and a major source of global economic uncertainty, Moody’s said in a report Tuesday. It emphasizes our view that there is. “
The Covid pandemic, which began early last year, reported more than 263 million infections and killed more than 5.2 million people worldwide, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of Wednesday.
According to Hopkins data, more than 8 million Covid vaccines have been given. However, according to statistics from our online repository Our World in Data, many low-income countries, especially African countries, are vaccinated to less than 10% of their population.
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