Keep Your Guard Up Against the Dangerous Omicron Variant – FNHA

The World Health Organization has warned against describing the symptoms of the COVID-19 pandemic’s latest highly infectious Omicron variant as being “mild,” saying the variant is killing people around the world.

Simply put, COVID-19—regardless of the variant—is not a mild illness like the common cold.

Omicron is still dangerous to human health and passes more easily to others than previous variants, even among people who have had both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

BC recorded nearly 9,500 new cases of COVID-19 over the New Year’s weekend, nearly 80 per cent from Omicron. This represents the largest spike since the pandemic began over two years ago.

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