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Europe is watching in trepidation as the Omicron coronavirus variant sweeps through the U.K., with over 10,000 cases of the variant confirmed and many times more likely undetected. The question on everyone’s mind is: Are we next?
The newly emerged strain, which is far more contagious than the Delta variant that dominated the latest wave of the pandemic, threatens to upend a carefully orchestrated consensus that life and travel across the EU can carry on much as normal — as long as people can provide proof they are vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 when they check in at the airport
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