OMICRON FOUR TIMES MORE TRANSMISSIBLE THAN DELTA IN JAPAN STUDY

© Provided by BusinessWorld The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is 4.2 times more transmissible in its early stage than Delta, according to a study by a Japanese scientist who advises the country’s health ministry, a finding likely to confirm fears about the new strain’s contagiousness. Hiroshi Nishiura, a professor of health and environmental sciences at Kyoto University who specialize...

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