Omicron COVID variant: What we know

First reported by South Africa to the World Health Organization last week, the Omicron strain was classified as a "variant of concern" in part because of its high number of mutations and some initial evidence it carries a higher degree of infection than other strains. Here's what we know so far.

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Omicron COVID variant: What we know
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