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2:27 COVID-19: Multiple countries detect heavily mutated Omicron variant Britain has recorded the third case of the newly identified Omicron coronavirus variant, the UK Health Security Agency said on Sunday, adding that the individual, who was no longer in Britain, was linked to travel to Southern Africa. UKHSA said that while in Britain, the individual was in Westminster in central London.“Our advanced sequencing capabilities...

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