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G7 ministers set to meet as Omicron spreads around the globe

The Hindu | 29/11/2021 12:17 PM | Click to read full article

G7 health ministers are to hold an emergency meeting on November 29 on the new Omicron Covid-19 strain spreading the globe and forcing border closures, as experts race to understand what the variant means for the fight to end the pandemic.

The meeting was called by G7 chair Britain, which is among a steadily growing number of countries detecting cases of the heavily mutated new strain.

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