Winter of Omicron—The Evolving COVID-19 Pandemic

JAMA
January 25, 2022, Vol 327, No. 4, Pages 305-401
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/currentissue

 

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Winter of Omicron—The Evolving COVID-19 Pandemic
Carlos del Rio, MD; Saad B. Omer, MBBS, MPH, PhD; Preeti N. Malani, MD, MSJ
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JAMA. 2022;327(4):319-320. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.24315
This Viewpoint discusses the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, including its likely origin, the importance of vaccination, the other tools available to combat a surge in COVID-19 cases, and the possibility of a “twindemic” with influenza.