If you’d like to hurry up and get your next COVID illness over with, there’s good news for you.

COVID has evolved to make you sicker quicker, new study finds

As the novel virus has evolved to become more transmissible and virulent, it’s also shortened its incubation period, according to a study out of two Beijing universities published Monday by the Journal of the American Medical Association. That means those who have been infected will experience symptoms more quickly (if they’re going to experience symptoms at all).