Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Covid-19: why hopes the Omicron variant will prove 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

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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