First confirmed Omicron XE case in India; WHO says 10% more contagious
The patient, who is a 67-year-old man, had travelled to Gujarat's Vadodara from Mumbai. He suffered from a mild fever on March 12. The genome sequencing of samples showed a confirmed case of XE.
Confusion over Omicron XE in India? Here’s what we know
The WHO has warned that XE is 10% more transmissible than other Covid variants, though there's little evidence right now as there are only a few cases associated with it, mostly in the U.K.
New Covid variant Omicron XE detected in India; should you worry?
Omicron XE variant could be 10% more transmissible than Omicron BA.2 variant, which is currently causing massive infections in the U.K., parts of China and the U.S., warn experts.