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Omicron means it’s time to switch to N95 masks

·3 min read
Omicron means it’s time to switch to N95 masks

The omicron variant is spreading fast. According to the World Health Organization, at least 38 countries, on six continents, have confirmed cases of the new variant. There is still quite a bit we don’t know about omicron—including whether it is more contagious than delta, and if it is more likely to escape vaccine protection.