As cases soar, a new COVID-19 variant emerges: Omicron

Currently, the B16172 (Delta) variant, the B117 (Alpha) variant, the P1 (Gamma), and B1526 (NY variant) have been reported in New Jersey, but make way for the new one B.1.1.529 also known as Omicron - named for the 15th letter of the greek alphabet. This past Sunday, the WHO said it is not yet clear