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How bad is Omicron? What scientists know so far
COVID researchers are working at breakneck speed to learn about the variant’s transmissibility, severity and ability to evade vaccines.
Barely a week has elapsed since scientists in Botswana and South Africa alerted the world to a fast-spreading SARS-CoV-2 variant now known as Omicron. Researchers worldwide are racing to understand the threat that the variant — now confirmed in more than 20 countries — poses to the world.
In recent days, the news of the spread of the new crown variant virus Omicron strain has not only caused significant fluctuations in international oil prices and global stock prices, but also significantly increased the variables of the world economy in three aspects: the pace of global monetary policy adjustment, the intensity of game among market stakeholders, and the trend of global supply chain crisis