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23 - Let's talk about Omicron - Life Unmasked

Life Unmasked

At the end of November 2021, the first case of the Omicron variant was identified in Canada. Since then, it has rapidly spread across the country—infecting tens of thousands of people per day in Ontario alone.

And yet, two months later, Canadians still have lots of questions when it comes to this new dominant strain of COVID-19.

On this week’s episode of Life Unmasked, the team brings in four experts to answer those questions and offer an insight into what this variant means for the pandemic. Is the Omicron variant really milder than the Delta variant? Are the symptoms different? Do vaccines work against it?

This week we're joined by infectious diseases specialists Dr. Susy Hota, Dr. Sumon Chakrabarti, Dr. Zain Chagla and Dr. Isaac Bogoch to help answer your questions.

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23 - Let's talk about Omicron - Life Unmasked