Son of Omicron?

Over the weekend, word spread about ‘Son of Omicron’, a new Omicron sub-variant that was detected among a handful of COVID cases in Victoria and now New South Wales.

New variants and sub-variants, when they emerge, are a potent source of fear for a population that, just over a month ago, was confronted with the sudden spread of Omicron, and forced to throw out the existing pandemic rule-book. But public health officials say at this early stage there’s not a major cause for concern. 

So, what’s the deal? 

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