NS Ministry of Health On Saturday (4), I reported that six cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus have been confirmed in the country.
anyways, Those infected with the new variant were already vaccinated and had mild symptoms, folder added.
Three omicron confirmations have been recorded in São Paulo, two in the Federal District and one in Rio Grande do Sul. The Health Ministry also reported that nine cases are under investigation, six in DF and three in Rio Grande do Sul.
Among the confirmed cases, four men and two women. All cases have a history of vaccination, mild illness and are monitored, as well as in all of their contacts,” the file informed, through a note.
The World Health Organization warns that the world must prepare for the omicron, but without panic
Chief Scientist of the World Health Organization (WHO)Who is the), Somaya Swaminathan, This Friday (3) An omicron variant of ‘highly contagious’ coronavirus.
However, Swaminathan said people should not “panic” and that the world was better prepared with the vaccines developed since the start of the pandemic.
The scientist said, “How worried are we? We need to be prepared and alert, not panic, because we are in a different situation than it was a year ago.”
The World Health Organization records cases of the new variant in 38 countries and there is no record of deaths.
omicron caused in Implementing restrictions that threaten economic growth. The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva, indicated that the new alternative could slow the recovery and force the institution to revise its global economic outlook downward.
“A new alternative that can expand rapidly could affect confidence and in this regard we are likely to see cuts to our October forecast for global growth,” he explained.
In this latest estimate, the IMF had already pared down optimism, estimating global GDP growth of 5.9% in 2021, instead of the previous 6%. In 2022, growth is expected to be 4.9%.
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