Could the Omicron variant actually end up saving lives? The omicron variant death rate is a lot lower than others, including Delta. If Delta is completely pushed out by Omicron then yes, lives would end up being saved (or at least, not
As the data emerge, one thing is becoming more clear about the Omicron Variant: it is significantly more infectious and substantially less dangerous. In every Omicron location so far, governments are reporting that the variant is moving swiftly through the population, infecting
The existing vaccines are effective against the Omicron Variant. If you read nothing else in this post, this should be your takeaway. Many people are wondering about the need for an Omicron Vaccine. It’s too early to know the answer to this.