Link to Pubmed [PMID] – 35083854
Link to DOI – 10.15252/emmm.202115558
EMBO Mol Med 2022 Mar; 14(3): e15558
SARS-CoV-2 Omicron harbors substitutions in the receptor binding domain of the spike which strongly suggest its capacity to infect rodents. Wild animal reservoirs could favor the emergence of new variants with risks of spillback to humans and should be closely monitored.