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4 unanswered questions about the new Omicron variant that scientists are racing to answer

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

President Joe Biden and Dr. Anthony Fauci discuss the omicron COVID-19 variant at the White House on November 29, 2021. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images
Dr. Anthony Fauci says it will take roughly two weeks before we have definitive data about the Omicron variant.
We don't yet know whether Omicron spreads more easily or is more dangerous than Delta.
Regardless of variant, the best protection against COVID-19 is to get vaccinated, and to follow safety guidelines such as masking and distancing.
After a holiday weekend that began with frenzied headlines about a new coronavirus variant, and ended...
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