S.African expert: vaccines likely effective vs severe COVID-19 from variant


Reuters | Johannesburg | Updated: 29-11-2021 15:03 IST | Created: 29-11-2021 14:46 IST
S.African expert: vaccines likely effective vs severe COVID-19 from variant
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Existing COVID-19 vaccines are probably effective at preventing severe disease from the newly identified Omicron variant, a top South African infectious disease expert said on Monday.

Professor Salim Abdool Karim added at a news conference that it was too early to say whether Omicron led to more severe clinical symptoms than previous variants.

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