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What we know about Omicron variant that has sparked global alarm

7 mins | Dec 2, 2021
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Will Christmas be lost to COVID once again? The Omicron strain has been described as "'an unprecedented sampling' of mutations from four earlier variants of concern: Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Delta." As a result, scientists fear it could be more transmissible and have higher resistance to vaccines. Clive Cookson and Oliver Barnes provide a full explainer on the newest variant.
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