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Omicron

Omicron cases today are at 2919 across 66 countries according to BlueDot (yesterday the tally was 2563 cases across 60 countries).

According to BlueDot today, Omicron is estimated to have an R-value between 3 and 3.5, similar to SARS-CoV-2 prior to vaccines in 2020. UK and Europe (ECDC) estimates are that in the next 2-4 weeks, the proportion of new cases which are Omicron will reach 50%.

Greetings again MCG,

The medical evidence document has been updated again, and can be accessed from the same link here: https://www.iata.org/globalassets/iata/programs/covid/restart/covid-public-health-meausures-evidence-doc.pdf

One of the areas which has been updated relates to vaccination preventing transmission. 

It will continue to be updated, but new versions will be at the same above link (complete with spelling mistake). 

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