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The most recent identification of the highly mutated SARS-CoV-2 variant was first reported in South Africa. The new covid variant is named as OMICRON (B.1.1.529). WHO has designated the new variant as “Variant of concern”. Omicron contains large number of mutations on the spike protein and at least three times more infectious than the original SARS-CoV-2. There is no adequate information on omicron that needs to be known.


Covid Omicron SARS-CoV-2

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