EUROPE BATTLES DOMINANT OMICRON MUTATING VIRUS AMID DEVASTATING WIDESPREAD
The spread of the omicron mutation in Europe is a very worrisome development
Europe is battling to rein in the spread of the highly mutated omicron variant, shuttering borders and rolling out booster campaigns - but experts have admitted it won't be enough.
The new variant is sweeping across the continent at a “lightning” speed, Jean Castex, the French prime minister, said on Saturday, while EU chief Ursula von der Leyen warned the new strain could be dominant in the continent by mid-January.
Right now, the continent is rolling out a Covid booster campaign and travel restrictions and also is bracing for an omicron surge. Almost every states in Europe is experiencing the spread right now.
Hopefly, the restrictions put in place will help to put the surge under check till a proper solution is adopted to curb the widespread before it hot out of hand.
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