The new Omicron variant is spreading much faster than the original: Report says1 min read
According to new research, the most recent version of the extremely infectious omicron variant is spreading much faster than the original. The mild case of the first infection may not offer any protection against future infections.
According to one article released online before peer-review by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, the development of neutralizing antibodies during an omicron infection appears to be connected to the severity of the sickness. According to the researchers, the milder form of most omicron infections in vaccinated people may leave those who recover exposed to current viruses and future varieties that evolve.
The study discovered that natural infection protection was around one-third of that achieved with a booster injection. The findings imply that omicron-induced immunity may not be adequate to protect against infection from another, more harmful variation that may develop in the future, the researchers said.