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Child Hospitalisations Spike As Omicron Variant Sweeps Through South Africa

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 02, 2021, Nurse Salome Nkoana, acting operational manager of the COVID-19 ward at the Tembisa Hospital, puts on her personal protective equipment (PPE) in Tembisa.  Doctors in South Africa said Friday there had been a spike in hospitalisations among young children after Omicron swept through......
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Omicron Variant Was Circulating In Netherlands Before S/Africa Reported It – Dutch Authorities

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Dutch health authorities said on Tuesday that the Omicron variant was present in the Netherlands earlier than previously thought, and before South Africa had first reported the new strain of Covid-19. The variant was found in two test samples from November 19 and 23, with one having no travel history,......
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61 Passengers From South Africa Positive For COVID-19, Says Netherlands Govt

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Dutch health authorities said Saturday that 61 passengers from two flights from South Africa tested positive for COVID-19 and the results were being examined for the new Omicron variant. The people who tested positive were now being quarantined in a hotel near Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, where the 600 people on board the......

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