Tuesday December 14, 2021

Omicron Variant of COVID Is Less Dangerous: Study

The South African study claims that Omicron variant of the COVID-19 is less dangerous than other variants, while Two shots of Pfizer’s Covid vaccine offers around 70 percent protection against severe disease from Omicron. The emergence of the highly mutated variant, first detected in South Africa last month, sparked fears that it could cause severe disease, be more contagious or could evade vaccines. Early indicators suggest that it could be more transmissible, but promising data so far has suggested that vaccines still offer protection against Omicron.

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