The Omicron variant is unlikely to cause severe COVID symptoms, one expert says – archyde

There is currently no evidence that the Omicron variant of the coronavirus is causing severe COVID-19 symptoms, so Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the former Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.

  • Gottlieb said the omicron variant is likely to be more transmissible, but may not result in a more serious condition.
  • “There is no evidence that it causes any more serious illness. What we have seen in South Africa in particular is a decoupling between cases and hospital admissions. ” Gottlieb said in “Face the Nation” on CBS News.

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