The Omicron variant may confer strong protection against other variants. This has many people wondering whether omicron could act as a vaccine of sorts, inoculating enough people to effectively bring about herd immunity.
Epidemiologist and public health researcher Melissa Hawkins explains the way researchers calculate how well a vaccine prevents disease, what influences these numbers and how Omicron is changing things.
Rapid Tests Play A Crucial Role In Curbing COVID-19 Infections – Especially As People Gather For The Holidays
As winter begins and the holidays are in full swing, the COVID-19 pandemic has entered another worrying phase. Increasing rates of infections have left many people unsure about their holiday plans.