The Newly Detected B.1.1.529 (Omicron) Variant of SARS-CoV-2 With Multiple Mutations Implications for transmission, diagnostics, therapeutics, and immune evasion

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Sohail Rao
Manish Singh https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4146-3282

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COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, B.1.1.529, Omicron Variant, VBM: Variant Being Monitored, VOI: Variant of Interest, VOC: Variant of Concern, VOHC: Variant of High Concern, SDFT: S-gene target failure, ACE2: Angiotensin-converting Enzyme 2, CDC: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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