First cases of Omicron variant identified in Australia

Source: Axios | November 28, 2021 | Yacob Reyes

Health officials in Australia announced on Sunday that they’ve detected two cases of the Omicron variant in travelers from southern Africa, the first such cases identified on the continent.

Driving the news: Both people who tested positive were asymptomatic and fully vaccinated, the country’s health agency said in a release. The new strain has also been detected in several European countries, the U.K., Israel and Hong Kong.


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