The Omicron Variant: What We Know So Far

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On Friday, November 26, the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, the agent behind COVID-19 was classified as a variant of concern by the World Health Organization (WHO) after reports of its detection and genetic sequence were released from South Africa. A variant of concern is a viral variant that is considered more contagious, more virulent, or better […]

Seegene’s High Multiplex PCR Assay Capable of Detecting New Omicron Variant

Published on: PR Newswire The Allplex™ SARS-CoV-2 Master Assay can simultaneously detect the wild-type coronavirus and the Omicron variant in a single test tube Seegene will support countries in need of diagnostics to help slow Omicron’s spread Seegene Inc. (KQ 096530), South Korea’s leading molecular diagnostics company, today confirmed that its Allplex™ SARS-CoV-2 Master Assay is […]