SAN DIEGO, CA / ACCESSWIRE / November 30, 2021 / WithHealth,Inc. (the "Company"), a digital precision care telehealth company for employers and their employees, is pleased to announce its immediate response to the new Omicron Covid-19 variant. WithHealth will now provide free genetic variant testing to all clients who test positive for the Covid-19 virus. This genetic sequencing will test for 8 genetic mutations with test results in 24-48 hours.
WithHealth Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Cindy Salas Murphy, stated, "Given the uncertainty surrounding the new Covid-19 variant Omicron, we wanted to act quickly and feel it is pertinent to offer this free testing with 24-48 hour test results for all clients who test positive."
Scientists are studying a new COVID-19 'variant of concern' named Omicron.
The new COVID-19 strain was first identified in southern Africa.
There are concerns Omicron could increase risks of re-infection.
Scientists are seeking to understand if vaccines will work against Omicron.