• Wed. Jan 19th, 2022

Is omicron more deadly? Understanding new COVID variant will take time


Dec 8, 2021

Three questions loom over the newly discovered omicron coronavirus variant: Is it more contagious than delta? Is it making people ill? How much protection against it does vaccination or past illness provide?

The response to all three questions is unsatisfactory.

“At the moment, we don’t know.”

The public is in for a stressful couple of weeks while data is gathered, health records are combed through, hospitalizations are documented, and blood samples are analyzed.


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