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Live updates: Brazil confirms 2 new cases of omicron variant

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By The Associated Press
Brazil's Ministry of Health on Thursday confirmed two more cases of the new variant of the coronavirus omicron in the country.
They are two people who boarded in South Africa, passed through Ethiopia, landed in Guarulhos, and finally arrived in Brasilia. One of them has mild symptoms of the disease and the other is asymptomatic.
With the three cases confirmed Wednesday in Sao Paulo, the number of confirmed cases of the omicron in Brazil rises to five. There are still eight investigations in progress.
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Live updates: Spain IDs variant case not tied to S. Africa

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

Spanish health authorities have confirmed the first case of the omicron coronavirus strain without any established link to southern Africa.
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