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Afghanistan lacks equipment to detect Omicron variant

Telangana Today | 30/12/2021 11:30 AM | Click to read full article

The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan said that the country does not have the equipment to detect Omicron, adding that it has asked the World Health Organization (WHO) to provide testing machines for the new fast-spreading Covid-19 variant.

Both Pakistan and Iran, the two countries that share borders with Afghanistan, have confirmed cases of the new variant.