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WHO says measures used against Delta should work for Omicron

Measures used to counter the Delta variant should remain the foundation for fighting the coronavirus pandemic, even in the face of the new Omicron version of the virus, World Health Organization officials said Friday, while acknowledging that the travel restrictions imposed by some countries may buy time.

In this handout photo provided by the World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific, WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific Dr. Takeshi Kasai, speaks in Manila, Philippines on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021. (World Health Organization via AP)

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)

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