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How bad is Omicron? What scientists know so far
December 3, 2021 - 10:23 am

Barely a week has elapsed since scientists in Botswana and South Africa alerted the world to a fast-spreading new SARS-CoV-2 variant now known as Omicron. Researchers worldwide are racing to understand the threat that the variant — now confirmed in more than 20 countries — poses to the world. Yet it might take scientists weeks to paint a more complete picture of Omicron, and to gain an understanding of its transmissibility and severity, as well as its potential to evade vaccines and cause reinfections.

Source: Nature

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-03614-z

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