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Two More U.S. Omicron Cases Emerge; Link to NYC: Virus Update

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What Science Is Looking for in Omicron Research
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A Minnesota man who recently visited New York City for a crowded anime convention has tested positive for the omicron variant. Mayor Bill de Blasio said “we should assume” the variant is spreading in the city. 

Colorado also reported a case caused by the new variant, in a woman who had visited South Africa. Worldwide, omicron continued its spread, including in India, Singapore, South Korea, Greece, Finland and Ghana.