Why not Nu or Xi? As Omicron Covid variant hits global headlines, Twitter dissects WHO’s naming game

Digital display boards show cancelled flights to London-Heathrow at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Reuters photo) Omicron – B.1.1.529 – the newest variant of concern designated by the World Health Organization has hit the global headlines and sparked fresh concerns of a new wave of infections around the globe. But what perplexed … Read more