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What the Data on Coronavirus Omicron Actually Shows

A lot of speculation about the new variant is not super helpful

Thirty thousand nucleotide bases.

Just 30,000 letters of the alphabet of life are enough to create the entire SARS-CoV-2 virus, provided those letters find the machinery present in all of our cells to do the hard work. Those letters get copied…

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F. Perry Wilson, MD MSCE

F. Perry Wilson, MD MSCE

Writing about medicine, science, statistics, and the abuses thereof. Commentator at Medscape. Associate Professor of Medicine at Yale University.

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