'An event cancelled is better than a life cancelled': WHO urges rethink of holiday events – video

The World Health Organisation has sounded a new warning about the Omicron variant, arguing some events over the festive period should be postponed. ‘All of us are sick of this pandemic,’ said WHO director general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. The fastest way to do this, he said, could mean potentially cancelling or delaying holiday events. ‘An event cancelled is better than a life cancelled,’ he said. The WHO says there’s now consistent evidence that the Omicron strain is spreading faster than the Delta variant

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