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Emerging Omicron variant poses new risks

Grace Jackson, News Reporter December 9, 2021

Editor's note: This article has been edited to revise two misleading and prejudiced statements. The article previously stated twice that the Omicron variant "originated in South Africa." This does not,...

Omicron variant: African countries are not your scapegoats

Angel Baikakedi, Columnist December 9, 2021

By now, you’ve probably heard about the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron. Scientists in South Africa were the first to announce that they had identified the variant on Nov. 24, 2021 and after that, other...

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