Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Review Article Volume 7 Issue 11

Omicron Genomics: New Pandemic Phase, are we Better Prepared?

Alaa A Shafie*

Consultant and Associate Professor of Medical Genetics, College of Applied Medical Sciences, Taif University, Taif, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

*Corresponding Author: Alaa A Shafie, Consultant and Associate Professor of Medical Genetics, College of Applied Medical Sciences, Taif University, Taif, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Received: July 21, 2023; Published: October 28, 2023


The mind-numbing cases of COVID-19 and repetitive waves of its infection worldwide with massive progression of genetic mutations and virulence abilities had dire consequences on human health, scarcity of healthcare facilities, job crisis, diminished supplies of food and essentials and high rate of morbidity and mortality among young population. This time the storm may not take lives but also livelihoods. Successive shutting barriers between the nations may not just be the answer to tackling the maniac virus. Quality of life and livelihood in many nations have been severely impacted after lockdowns, more so in developing countries. Many areas across the world face acute and chronic food scarcity. Due to the increased lethality of omicron variants of SARS-CoV-2 and growing concern over its devastating effects, it is necessary to identify the potential consequences and develop a powerful strategy to combat the upcoming challenges. Here, I addressed the pandemic challenges, pathogenicity, social-health inequalities, bitter consequences and possible solutions to fight future pandemic bursts.

Keywords: Pandemic; Omicron; SARS-Cov2; Covid-19 Epidemic; Challenges; Inequalities


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Citation: Alaa A Shafie. “Omicron Genomics: New Pandemic Phase, are we Better Prepared?".Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 7.11 (2023): 44-48.


Copyright: © 2023 Alaa A Shafie. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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