Yes, Omicron is loosening its hold. But the pandemic has not ended

Yes, Omicron is loosening its hold. But the pandemic has not ended

27/1/2022 5:00:00 PM

Yes, Omicron is loosening its hold. But the pandemic has not ended

NEW YORK — After a frenetic few weeks when the Omicron variant of the coronavirus seemed to infect everyone, including the vaccinated and boosted, the United States is finally seeing encouraging signs.

But in interviews with more than a dozen public health researchers, immunologists and evolutionary biologists, the course of the virus in the United States appeared more complicated — and a bit less rosy.“Maybe there was a short while where we could have reached that goal,” said Dr Shweta Bansal, an infectious disease modeler at Georgetown University. “But at this point, we are well beyond that.”

As of Wednesday, the United States was reporting more than 650,000 new cases daily, on average, down from more than 800,000 two weeks ago. Deaths continue to rise, at more than 2,300 per day, on average, but hospitalisations seem to be nearing a plateau, at about 155,000 per day, on average.

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All done. Find a new topic to focus on for the next two years And it is STILL a pandemic of the unvaccinated. If the virus mutates into a deadly strain that can't be stopped with the current vaccine they can still kill all of us. Hopefully it won't happen. But do you like putting your fate in the hands of these urine drinking Idiots?

And it is STILL a pandemic of the unvaccinated. If the virus mutates into a deadly strain that can't be stopped with the current vaccine they can still kill all of us. Hopefully it won't happen. But do you like putting your fate in the hands of these unite drinking Idiots? Precisely, cannot have herd immunity without very high vaccine rate. But maybe we will not have another vicious variant. Be nice to hear all clear signal from medical team.

Loosening? How this deduction is made is foxing as much as ridiculous. There are more riddles than information on virus or vaccine. Don't mislead people until valid report on research is available,unless it is man made disaster as suspected Great, let stop the bull crap and get back to normal. I know one person that is 2xVax+Boost that has had omicron. There's a significant population that has avoid Covid, and they're just more food for the virus. We're nowhere near the end of the pandemic with omicron.2 being 1.5 times more infectious.

Please do a better job of using correct terminology. 'the coronavirus' includes everything from common cold to SARS-CoV-2. They are distinct. 'COVID-19 is caused by SARS-CoV-2, while the common cold is most often caused by rhinoviruses'

We chose our own adventure. It was not to listen to nytimes Herd immunity is not a dream when so many people are immune from already having had Covid.