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Medicine’s Mark Cameron discusses the omicron variant

New omicron XE Covid variant first detected in the UK spreads to Japan as cases rise

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CNBC: Mark Cameron, associate professor at the School of Medicine, discussed the new COVID-19 strain, omicron XE, that was first identified in the U.K. “The virus is still capable of evolving, recombining and developing a new branch of its family tree,” Cameron said.