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+ Follow COVID-19 VARIANT Tag
COVID-19 VARIANT
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                    [ArticleID] => 2181628
                    [Title] => Experts see no local transmission of Omicron subvariant
                    [Summary] => There is no local transmission of the Omicron BA.2.12.1 subvariant in Metro Manila and Palawan despite the detection of the more transmissible COVID-19 strain, according to the Department of Health.
                    [DatePublished] => 2022-05-17 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1804856
                    [AuthorName] => Mayen Jaymalin
                    [SectionName] => Headlines
                    [SectionUrl] => headlines
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2022/05/16/010522ncr06_2022-05-16_22-23-53884_thumbnail.jpg
                )

            [1] => Array
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                    [ArticleID] => 2181167
                    [Title] => Medical experts, private sector to tackle Omicron
                    [Summary] => Following the emergence of new, more infectious Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 in countries that closely mirror the Philippines’ pandemic experience, medical and data experts are set to meet tomorrow to discuss what can be done to head off a new version of the highly contagious Omicron variant, described as more infectious than the “stealth Omicron” subvariant BA.2.
                    [DatePublished] => 2022-05-15 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 
                    [AuthorName] => 
                    [SectionName] => Headlines
                    [SectionUrl] => headlines
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2022/05/14/20220105101917578a1350-01_2022-05-14_21-34-04522_thumbnail.jpg
                )

            [2] => Array
                (
                    [ArticleID] => 2162819
                    [Title] => Omicron variant no more severe than original strain — WHO
                    [Summary] => The BA.2 variant of the Omicron coronavirus strain is not more severe than the original, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.
                    [DatePublished] => 2022-02-23 08:20:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 
                    [AuthorName] => 
                    [SectionName] => Health And Family
                    [SectionUrl] => health-and-family
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2021/11/28/sars-cov-2-electron-image2021-11-2709-55-152021-11-2721-47-44_2021-11-28_19-38-32402_thumbnail.jpg
                )

            [3] => Array
                (
                    [ArticleID] => 2160018
                    [Title] => Rule breakers
                    [Summary] => In just the two months since the supposedly mild Omicron was first reported, the highly contagious COVID variant has killed over 500,000 people around the world.
                    [DatePublished] => 2022-02-11 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 133252
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1807094
                    [AuthorName] => Ana Marie Pamintuan
                    [SectionName] => Opinion
                    [SectionUrl] => opinion
                    [URL] => 
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            [4] => Array
                (
                    [ArticleID] => 2159256
                    [Title] => COVID variants deaf to cry for normalcy
                    [Summary] => A growing number of nations in Europe, Africa and the Americas are pushing to transition to a post-pandemic near-normal status, taking steps to relax restrictions even as the coronavirus and its variants remain deaf to their cry to “take life back.”
                    [DatePublished] => 2022-02-08 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 136322
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1804858
                    [AuthorName] => Federico D. Pascual Jr.
                    [SectionName] => Opinion
                    [SectionUrl] => opinion
                    [URL] => 
                )

            [5] => Array
                (
                    [ArticleID] => 2157941
                    [Title] => Paglaganap ng bagong COVID-19 variant malabo sa susunod na 3 buwan – expert
                    [Summary] => Malaki ang posibilidad na hindi kumalat ang bagong variant ng COVID-19 sa susunod na tatlong buwan.
                    [DatePublished] => 2022-02-02 00:00:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1127581
                    [AuthorName] => Angie dela Cruz
                    [SectionName] => Bansa
                    [SectionUrl] => bansa
                    [URL] => 
                )

            [6] => Array
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                    [ArticleID] => 2157827
                    [Title] => 'Stealth Omicron' spreads more than original strain: study
                    [Summary] => A person infected with BA.2 has a 39% chance of transmitting the virus to someone else in their household within a week, compared to a 29% risk with BA.1, Denmark's SSI health authority said in a statement.
                    [DatePublished] => 2022-02-01 09:07:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 
                    [AuthorName] => 
                    [SectionName] => Health And Family
                    [SectionUrl] => health-and-family
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2022/02/01/covidmicrograph_2022-02-01_09-07-55_thumbnail.jpg
                )

            [7] => Array
                (
                    [ArticleID] => 2156017
                    [Title] => Omicron 'sub-variant' throws up new virus questions
                    [Summary] => Scientists are keeping a close watch on a recently-discovered sub-variant of the Omicron version of the Covid-19 virus to determine how its emergence could effect future pandemic spread.
                    [DatePublished] => 2022-01-24 09:24:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1807324
                    [AuthorName] => Isabelle Tourne 
                    [SectionName] => Health And Family
                    [SectionUrl] => health-and-family
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2021/12/23/sars-cov-2-electron-image2021-11-2709-55-152021-11-2721-47-442021-11-2819-38-32_2021-12-23_19-56-58223_thumbnail.jpg
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            [8] => Array
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                    [ArticleID] => 2155192
                    [Title] => LIST: What masks to wear to combat COVID-19 variants
                    [Summary] => Amid talks of using N95 masks in light of the surge of Omicron cases all over the world, masking up is still among the best ways to protect oneself from COVID-19 variants. 
                    [DatePublished] => 2022-01-20 12:20:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1807004
                    [AuthorName] => Kathleen A. Llemit
                    [SectionName] => Health And Family
                    [SectionUrl] => health-and-family
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2022/01/20/face-masks_2022-01-20_12-19-57267_thumbnail.jpg
                )

            [9] => Array
                (
                    [ArticleID] => 2153908
                    [Title] => LIST: Dr. Willie Ong shares 10 lessons from getting COVID-19, Omicron
                    [Summary] => In a live Facebook video for his Day 2 of having COVID-19, Ong said that his studies on COVID-19 are different from his actual experience.
                    [DatePublished] => 2022-01-14 19:14:00
                    [ColumnID] => 0
                    [Focus] => 1
                    [AuthorID] => 1804924
                    [AuthorName] => Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo
                    [SectionName] => Health And Family
                    [SectionUrl] => health-and-family
                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2022/01/14/willie-ong_2022-01-14_19-10-57757_thumbnail.jpg
                )

        )

)
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