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Israeli WHO official says Omicron appears to cause less severe morbidity

Dr. Dorit Nitzan speaks to the Associated Press for an interview in Kiev, Ukraine., April 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)
Dr. Dorit Nitzan speaks to the Associated Press for an interview in Kiev, Ukraine., April 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

An Israeli official at the World Health Organization says the UN health agency believes the Omicron variant causes less severe morbidity than other coronavirus strains.

“From the information we received from Britain, it appears that the current cycle of infections isn’t suffering from serious morbidity,” Dr. Dorit Nitzan tells Army Radio.

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