CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – Much of the sector is attempting to determine such a lot details about the newest variant of COVID-19 now referred to as Omicron.
The mutant pressure was once first came upon in South Africa and is slowly migrating to nations around the globe.
Not a lot is understood about Omicron presently about how contagious, whether or not it reasons other folks to get sicker than the Delta variant, and the way smartly the present vaccine withstands the variant.
The director of the National Institutes for Health, Dr. Francis Collins, CNN’s Jim Sciutto informed the newsroom on Monday that we nonetheless have so much to be informed.
“What we do know, it has many mutations, greater than 50, that is a brand new document,” mentioned Collins when requested what’s recently identified in regards to the Omicron variant. “We have noticed a few of them sooner than and no longer others. So this indisputably signifies that this can be a new form of virus that we will have to take very critically. “
On Monday afternoon, Dr. Keith Armitage, Medical Director of the University Hospital’s Roe Green Center for Travel Medicine and Global Health, with Dan DeRoos from Cleveland 19 about our earlier wisdom of Omicron.
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