Is Bangladesh prepared to contain Omicron?
South Africa last Thursday announced the detection of a new and probably highly infectious variant of the novel coronavirus - which was later named "Omicron".
Within merely a week t was detected in Egypt, Belgium, Germany, Italy, UK, Israel, Hongkong, Canada, Australia - practically in every corner of the globe.
Can Omicron create another Delta wave scenario? Are we approaching another global shutdown?
How is Bangladesh preparing itself to contain Omicron?
In Straight from Star Newsroom, The Daily Star reporter Moudud Ahmed Sujan joins Debjani Shyama to discuss the Covid-19 variant Omicron and Bangladesh's preparedness.