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A New York anime convention has become a focal point for health officials investigating how Omicron spreads

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Anime NYC took place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City in late November 2021. KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images
An anime convention could provide early data on how the Omicron variant spreads, the CDC said.
An attendee of the November event was among the first people in the US to test positive for Omicron.
At least 35,000 attendees have been contacted and asked to get tested, the CDC said.
An anime convention held in New York in November could provide the first look into how the new Omicron variant spreads, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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