February 1, 2022
New Information on the Omicron Variant
Presence and Symptoms
Omicron is sweeping the nation, with as many as 800,000 new cases per day. The variant accounts for around 99.5 percent of new cases in the United States. As the number of cases increases, so does our knowledge about the variant. The incubation period of the variant, or the period between when a person is first infected and starts to show symptoms, is three days. This is two days quicker than the original version of COVID.... Read More
January 1, 2022
What Does This Mean?
A new variant of COVID-19, called Omicron, has been identified. The variant was reported to the WHO on November 26, 2021 by the South American government. The variant was recently detected in the United States. The positive case was reported in California, from a traveler who came from South Africa.
So far, the symptoms of the virus have been labeled as “extremely mild”. One patient said he just felt extremely tired and had a mild headache. Another reported a... Read More