Omicron is many times more transmissible than previous variants of the coronavirus. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Omicron is many times more transmissible than previous variants of the coronavirus. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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Lunar New Year pain necessary if city is to gain in Omicron fight

  • Extension of social-distancing rules at a time for celebrations will bring tremendous disappointment to millions, but tough measures are necessary to stop spread of highly transmissible variant

Omicron is many times more transmissible than previous variants of the coronavirus. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Omicron is many times more transmissible than previous variants of the coronavirus. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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