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UK facing ‘Omicron tidal wave’, PM Boris Johnson warns

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday warned of a looming “tidal wave” of the Omicron coronavirus variant, and brought forward a target to give over-18s a booster jab by one month to the end of December.“No one should be in any doubt: there is a tidal wave of Omicron coming,” he said in a televised address, after the country’s medical advisers raised the Covid Alert Level due to a “rapid increase” in infection from the variant.Johnson, under pressure because of claims he and staff…

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