New York Times: Why Didn’t the U.S. Detect Omicron Cases Sooner?
New York Times: Why Didn’t the U.S. Detect Omicron Cases Sooner?. “Last Friday, just a day after South African scientists first announced the discovery of the Omicron variant, Europe reported its first case: The new coronavirus variant was in Belgium. Before the weekend was out, Australia, Britain, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Israel, Italy and other countries had all found cases. But in the United States, scientists kept searching.”