Omicron has completely changed the pandemic — its

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Omicron has completely changed what we thought we knew about COVID-19?—?given how quickly it develops in the bodyVaccines may not b, causes symptoms to emerge and infects others — meaning the tools we have to try to contain it are no longer as effectiveThe National Command and Control Center announced Sunday that 114 deaths from coronavirus had been confirmed.

The highly contagious variant is now spreading at a rate unlike anything we’ve ever seen before, completely overwhelming our testing capacity and infecting more Canadians than at any other point in the pandemic as hospitalizations reach record highs.

“It’s kind of the difference between a garden hose and a fire hose,” said Michael Osterholm, an epidemiologist and director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota.

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