Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Why hopes the Omicron variant will be less deadly may be premature
  • Early reports that appeared to support the common belief that viruses become less virulent over time may be hasty, scientists warn
  • No deaths have yet been recorded from the strain, but experts warn that its ability to spread rapidly does not necessarily mean it has become less dangerous
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Early feedback on Omicron severity ‘encouraging’: Fauci
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Why hopes the Omicron variant will be less deadly may be premature
  • Early reports that appeared to support the common belief that viruses become less virulent over time may be hasty, scientists warn
  • No deaths have yet been recorded from the strain, but experts warn that its ability to spread rapidly does not necessarily mean it has become less dangerous
1 hour ago
Coronavirus pandemic
Why hopes the Omicron variant will be less deadly may be premature
1 hour ago
  • Early reports that appeared to support the common belief that viruses become less virulent over time may be hasty, scientists warn
  • No deaths have yet been recorded from the strain, but experts warn that its ability to spread rapidly does not necessarily mean it has become less dangerous
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