There’s been another confirmed case of the Omicron variant here in the U.S., this time from a Minnesota man who had recently traveled to New York City for an anime convention:

According to the anime convention’s website, all visitors 12 and older needed to show proof of at least one vaccine dose, visitors under 12 needed to present a negative PCR test or negative rapid antigen test, and masks were required:

Videos from the convention show that mask usage was sporadic, however:


He reportedly only had mild symptoms that have since “resolved.” Can we stop the panic yet?

And this means that Omicron is already in the U.S.:


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