How South Africa discovered coronavirus variant Omicron

On November 24, 2021, scientists in South Africa reported a new coronavirus variant with a higher number of mutations than were found in other variants. [Dado Ruvic/Illustration/Reuters]

The Take assesses the global reaction to the Omicron variant and the allegations of injustice that surround it.

In this episode:

  • Fahmida Miller (@FahmidaMiller), Al Jazeera’s correspondent in South Africa
  • Carol Bouwer (@bouwercarol), South African businesswoman and TV personality

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Source: Al Jazeera