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Worldwide COVID cases surpass 500 million as Omicron variant BA.2 surges

China Hong Kong health workers

Reuters Global COVID-19 cases surpassed 500 million last week, according to a Reuters tally, as the highly contagious BA.2 sub-variant of Omicron surges in many countries in Europe and Asia. The rise of BA.2 has been blamed for recent surges in China as well as record infections in Europe. It has been called the “stealth variant” because […]