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Covid-19: Peak of viral shedding is later with omicron variant, Japanese data suggest

Patients with the omicron variant of covid-19 shed virus for longer after symptoms emerge, show data from Japan, potentially jeopardising hopes that the period of isolation for people testing positive could be shortened. Preliminary data from the National Institute of Infectious Diseases—which conducts disease surveillance in Japan—suggest that the amount […]

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