Third case of omicron strain detected in UK

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The UK Health Safety Agency announced the detection of a third case in the country with the new omicron coronavirus strain, reports BBC News.

It is reported that the infection was found in London from a person who has traveled to South Africa. It is noted that the infected person has already left the UK.

Recall that the new strain of coronavirus omicron & nbsp; was identified in Botswana. Later, those infected with this type of virus were registered in South Africa and other countries. According to experts, numerous changes in its genome indicate a high transmissibility of this variant and resistance to protective antibodies of those who have been ill and vaccinated.

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