Omicron, Now 2 Years Old, Is Not Done With Us Yet

November 24, 2023

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(New York Times) – In the two years since its emergence, Omicron has proved to be not only staggeringly infectious, but an evolutionary marvel, challenging many assumptions virologists had before the pandemic. It has given rise to an impressive number of descendants, which have become far more adept at evading immunity and finding new victims.

“It was almost like there was another pandemic,” said Adam Lauring, a virologist at the University of Michigan. (Read More)