Omicron On The Run?

Submitted by ub on Fri, 12/03/2021 - 05:23

After the first Omicron case was found in California, 10 cases are reported including New York, Minnesota, Hawaii, and Colorado.

The Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 is the latest strain of the coronavirus to be designated a "variant of concern" by the World Health Organization: more nations are reporting cases, and it has an unusual combination of mutations that may spread.

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