Tweet from EricTopol at January 19, 2022 at 08:28PM
Why is Omicron so hyper-transmissible?
It’s not related to high viral load in the upper airway, as shown by 2 recent studies. Contrary to early reports of increased load, up to 70-fold, vs ancestral strain
https://t.co/iTpn0WNzLJ by @maxdkozlov
So far, it’s immune evasion alone
— Eric Topol (@EricTopol)
Jan 20, 2022