Omicron to dominate and overwhelm the world in 3-6 months, doctor says

SINGAPORE – The new Omicron variant of the Covid virus is likely to “overwhelm the entire world” in the coming months, according to an infectious disease doctor in Singapore. Dr Leong Ho Nam of Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital said Wednesday that while vaccines against the strain can be developed quickly, they need to be tested … Read more

U.S. officials keep close watch on the ‘delta plus’ mutation as it spreads in the U.K.

Dr. Rochelle Wallinsky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, testifies before a Senate Health, Education, Work, and Pensions Committee hearing at the Capitol on May 11, 2021. Jim Lo Scalzo | pool | Reuters US health officials are keeping a close eye on one emerging variant of Covid-19, dubbed “delta plus,” which … Read more