Here’s What We Know About Omicron XE — The New Covid Variant Found In The U.K.

Early data suggests the variant, which combines BA.1 and BA.2 omicron subvariants, could be 10% more transmissible than the highly infectious “stealth” omicron, the most infectious form of Covid known.

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Hard-Hit Shanghai Extends Covid Lockdown As Cases Surge

Shanghai reported more than 13,000 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday as the city’s outbreak surges despite an ongoing lockdown, prompting authorities in the Chinese financial hub to indefinitely extend curbs that were scheduled to end on Tuesday.