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Coronavirus: Omicron doubles or triples the risk of infection on flights, says IATA expert

Omicron could double the risk of catching Covid-19 during a flight according to an airline industry medical expert, who warned that the airport carries a higher likelihood that the virus could spread than on the aeroplane itself.The highly transmissible Omicron variant has been confirmed in more than 100 countries and has quickly become the most common cause of new Covid-19 cases in the US and South Africa.“Whatever the risk was with Delta, we would have to assume the risk would be two to three…

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