Brief News Review

Brief News Review

On Thursday 25. November, the discovery of a new coronavirus variant with the scientific name B.1.1.529 was announced in South Africa. Soon afterwards, it is given the name of Omicron. The medical world is very much concerned, believing that this variant could lead to the virus multiplying much faster or more infectious. If the antibodies through the vaccinations up to now could still neutralize the virus efficiently is a big question, too. The rapid viral load of the new variant observed through the two confirmed Omicron infected cases in Hong Kong is a bad sign. While still tested negative a…

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