COVID still a serious threat, warn German health officials – The Peninsula Qatar

COVID still a serious threat, warn German health officials – The Peninsula Qatar

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  • Date: 14-Jan-2022
  • Source: The Peninsula…
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Country: Qatar
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COVID still a serious threat, warn German health officials – The Peninsula Qatar

Director of the Institute for Virology at the Charite Hospital Christian Drosten addresses the media during a news conference reporting on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Berlin, Germany January 14, 2022. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi

BERLIN: German health officials warned on Friday the coronavirus remained a serious threat as the Omicron variant is set to completely replace Delta in the coming days in a nation whose vaccination rates lag much of western Europe.

Omicron often leads to a milder course of disease, but any positive gains are cancelled out by there being far too many cases, senior virologist Christian Drosten said, underscoring the need for vaccinations.

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