The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) developed the following factsheet and Supplemental Reference (SR) to quickly summarize key information on the newly-emerged Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which has since spread to at least 19 countries and territories since November 2021. The Omicron variant factsheet and SR are intended to inform government decision-makers in the operational response to COVID-19 and the public of key differences observed in this variant and continued best practices. For a comprehensive guide to the current state of available information for all variants, readers are referred to the COVID-19 Master Question List.
|Supplemental Reference for SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Variant||1.39 MB||12/01/2021|
|SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Variant Factsheet||450.29 KB||12/01/2021|