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The Omicron Covid-19 Variant

Dr. Vinod Balasubraniam, Molecular Virologist, Monash University Malaysia | Tricia Yeoh, CEO, Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) | Dr Tharani Loganathan, Public Health Specialist, Universiti Malaya

29-Nov-21 18:00

The Omicron Covid-19 Variant

Recently, the world has been awashed with news of the new Covid-19 variant. We look into this by first discussing the science of it. Then, we look at how Omicron will impact our economy, as well our public health battele against the pandemic. Finally, we look at criticisms that the West is being racist in spinning a narrative about Omicron.

Image Source: Viktor Forgacs, Unsplash

Produced by: Tasha Fusil, Adeline Choong

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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