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 […]