The omicron variant of Covid-19 is now in the U.S., but fortunately up to now those infected have only reported mild symptoms:

The reality of the situation must not sound scary enough for some in the media, and the Daily Beast is leading the way by trying to make the omicron variant sound scarier:

But they’re not trying to freak people out or anything! (Cue eye roll)

If that doesn’t stir up enough panic, maybe “super-duper mutated” will be next.

But are they super mutated mild symptoms?