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Omicron has increased transmissibility, reduces vaccine efficacy as per early data: WHO

Omicron has increased transmissibility, reduces vaccine efficacy as per early data: WHO

The WHO has said that Omicron appears to have a growth advantage over Delta based on current limited evidence, adding that its uncertain whether Omicrons observed rapid growth rate is related to immune evasion, intrinsic increased transmissibility, or both. It added that preliminary evidence suggests a reduction in vaccine efficacy against infection and transmission associated with Omicron. .

science 2021-12-13 Inshorts