EU : Omicron may soon become dominant in Europe

EU : Omicron may soon become dominant in Europe

EU : Omicron may soon become dominant in Europe

The European Union’s public health agency said on Thursday that the Omicron variant could be responsible for more than half of all Covid19 infections in Europe within a few months.

European Union countries should consider mandatory vaccination to combat Covid and the Omicron variant, the head of its Commission has said. Some two dozen countries have reported cases of Omicron, and the EU has tightened travel restrictions since it was first reported earlier this month.

The countries where the variant has been reported are : Germany, Norway, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, U.K., Ireland, Spain, Finland, France, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Czech Republic, Sweden and Switzerland.

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