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Omicron variant more transmissible than Delta, early indications suggest: U.K. PM

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Early indications suggest that the Omicron coronavirus variant is more transmissible than the earlier Delta variant, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his top team of cabinet ministers on Tuesday.
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“The prime minister said it was too early to draw conclusions on the characteristics of Omicron but that early indications were that it was more transmissible than Delta,” Johnson’s spokesman told reporters.

(Reporting by William James, writing by Elizabeth Piper)

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