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Inside the South African lab that discovered Omicron


It was in the Lancet laboratory in Johannesburg, that Professor Eftyxia Vardas' team first spotted a change in the PCR test samples. A subtle drop in the spike protein was detected which led to the discovery of the then-new Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus.

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