Omicron Surge Could Reach Peak Soon

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“The rapid surge of omicron infections in the United States may be relatively brief, measured in weeks rather than months, according to infectious-disease experts who have been astonished by the speed of the coronavirus variant’s spread — and who are hoping this wave ebbs just as quickly,” the Washington Post reports.
11 months ago·United States

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‘Crazy’ omicron surge could peak soon, but the virus is unpredictable as the pandemic enters its third year

Columbia University researchers estimate infections could top out during the week of Jan. 9.

11 months ago·Washington, United States
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Omicron Surge Could Reach Peak Soon

“The rapid surge of omicron infections in the United States may be relatively brief, measured in weeks rather than months, according to infectious-disease experts who have been astonished by the speed of the coronavirus variant’s spread — and who are hoping this wave ebbs just as quickly,” the Washington Post reports.“The idea of a rapid peak and swift decline has a precedent in South Africa, the country that revealed the presence of omicron in …

11 months ago·New York, United States
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‘Crazy’ omicron surge could peak soon, but the virus is unpredictable as pandemic enters third year

As seen in South Africa, a virus so transmissible tends to run out of human fuel – the susceptible portion of the population – quickly.

11 months ago·Portland, United States
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'Crazy' omicron surge could peak soon, but the virus is unpredictable as the pandemic enters its third year - The Washington Post - Global News Archive

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Forecast: Omicron Could Peak in Oregon by Late January

But how many people will be hospitalized, and how the system will handle that influx, is a moving target

11 months ago
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