Did Tianjin’s Omicron coronavirus outbreak start elsewhere in China? Health officials investigate

Genome sequencing has shown that an ongoing Omicron coronavirus outbreak in Tianjin has a different source to earlier imported cases, according to a senior official at the city’s centre for disease control and prevention.Zhang Ying, deputy director of the Tianjin CDC, told state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) on Monday night the Omicron strain circulating in the city might have come from another part of China or was transmitted through imported goods or other environmental…


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