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Researchers on the Omicron Variant "We Are Playing with Fire"

Scientists around the world are scrambling to find answers to critical questions about the new coronavirus variant, including whether vaccines are still effective against it. Initial data suggests that Omicron is spreading faster than Delta.
DER SPIEGEL 49/2021
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He says there are few documented cases, "but probably tens of thousands of patients with poorly treated HIV infections in South Africa with advanced immunodeficiency."
"We are not yet in control of this pandemic, and a worse variant could arise at any time."

Jeremy Farrar