WHO expert: Omicron spread means Covid could become like common cold
David Nabarro, the World Health Organisation’s special envoy on Covid-19, nonetheless warned the public to expect ‘a bumpy next few months’
The spread of the Omicron variant could signal the first phase of Covid-19 becoming like a common cold, with a more lethal strain unlikely to become dominant in future, the World Health Organisation’s special envoy on Covid-19 has told the Business Post.
David Nabarro’s comments come as Irish officials have indicated that a turning point could be close in the country’s response to the Omicron wave.
Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he was much more “optimistic” ...