For his part, Paul Bieniasz is feeling more optimistic than he was earlier in the Omicron wave, but he’s not looking for a respite. He wants something more sustained. “I’m not so interested in breathers. These waves, I want to diminish the amplitude rather than the frequency,” he said.
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“Delta is a response to Beta, and now Omicron is a response to everything that has come before,” says Theodora Hatziioannou, a Rockefeller University virologist studying how antibodies, the immune-system proteins that keep viruses from infecting cells, interact with variants, including Omicron.