What We Know About the Omicron Variant | COVID-19 Media Briefing

The new omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus has arrived just in time for the holidays, and health experts say it’s not yet clear whether existing vaccines will fight it off as successfully as they have previous mutations.

But more information is coming soon. Meanwhile, people should continue to mask, distance when they can, and make smart decisions about gathering in groups, health experts say.

Two Duke experts discussed these and other omicron-related issues Friday during a virtual briefing with journalists.

Read more ➡ https://today.duke.edu/2021/12/experts-urge-masking-caution-during-wait-omicron-intel

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