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Omicron Update: Dec 17

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  1. skybrian
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    This is an excellent summary for people who aren’t already doomscrolling enough to see the same charts on Twitter. (It’s a bad habit.) When I can get my brother on the phone we will talk about...

    This is an excellent summary for people who aren’t already doomscrolling enough to see the same charts on Twitter. (It’s a bad habit.)

    When I can get my brother on the phone we will talk about changing Christmas plans.

    6 votes
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    FirstTiger
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    Do appreciate the contextualization of Omicron against Delta & the original coronavirus. I wonder if Omicron's relative inability in vitro to infect lung tissue is why so far we're seeing less...

    Do appreciate the contextualization of Omicron against Delta & the original coronavirus. I wonder if Omicron's relative inability in vitro to infect lung tissue is why so far we're seeing less hospitalization and death associated with previous variants?

    3 votes
    1. skybrian
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      I think it’s plausible but it might not turn out that way. There are enough differences between countries that one place’s experiences might not apply to a different one. Here’s an example.

      I think it’s plausible but it might not turn out that way. There are enough differences between countries that one place’s experiences might not apply to a different one. Here’s an example.

      3 votes