What Omicron could mean for the pandemic

Contemporary Pediatrics sat down with Tina Q. Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS, to discuss what's known about the variant. She also discusses the latest on the vaccine for children aged younger than 5 years.

The day after Thanksgiving 2021 the news of a new variant with several mutations was announced and quickly named Omicron, as well as a variant of concern. It has since become the predominant variant causing COVID-19 cases.

Contemporary Pediatrics sat down with Tina Q. Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS, to discuss what's known about the variant. She also discusses the latest on the vaccine for children aged younger than 5 years.