"There’s a mystery here that someone has to figure out." Thirteen of Omicron’s mutations should have hurt the variant’s chances of survival. Instead, they worked together to make it thrive. Scientists are still trying to understand why.
Gandhi said that while immunity due to vaccination is rising, nearly 40% of Americans may have been exposed to omicron, increasing natural immunity.
“Those are Omicron’s fingerprints,” said Constance L. Hunter, chief economist for the accounting firm KPMG. “It will slow growth in the beginning of the first quarter.”
Almost all of the schools in Portland metro that were in temporary remote learning due to the omicron surge are back to in-person instruction — but not all.
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday he is “as confident as you can be” that most states in the U.S. will reach a peak in omicron infections over the next several weeks.
JUST IN: Omicron COVID variant was in Europe before South African scientists detected and flagged it to the world
75 members in the US Congress own stock in Pfizer Moderna and Johnson and Johnson. Just think about that...
This is obscene. Last week, 8 investors in Pfizer and Moderna became $10 billion richer as news about the Omicron variant spread. It's time for these pharmaceutical companies to share their vaccines with the world and start controlling their greed. Enough is enough!
Omicron is not a 'South African variant', it's a variant that was spotted & reported by brilliant South African scientists so fast the world has a chance to get on top of it. Could have originated anywhere.