Omicron variant is more transmissible, less lethal, says Dr. Kelly Victory

COLORADO (KUSI) – The CDC has found 43 Omicron cases in 22 states during the first week of December.

Dr. Kelly Victory, Emergency Room and Disaster Specialist, joined KUSI’s Jason Austell on “Good Morning San Diego” to discuss the new variant.

The results of the variant are as expected, Dr. Victory began, stating that the variant is more transmissible, but less lethal, she said.

“We simply are not seeing significant illness from this new variant, Omicron,” Dr. Victory summed up.

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