The new Omicron subvariant is the dominant strain in the country right now. Here’s how it differs from other variants.
“It’s going to get worse before it gets better,” one doctor said.
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“We are standing on the shoulders of two years of science,” the CDC director said.
Why one global health expert is urging more focus on vaccine sharing.
“This spreads so fast that if you look at what's going on today, it's actually already happened 10 to 14 days ago,” one expert said.
“The capacity for superspreading events is really extraordinary,” one expert said.
Vaccine hoarding by rich countries is a big problem. And it’s not the only obstacle to getting shots into arms across the African continent.
“The data suggests this is a more transmissible virus with significant degrees of immune escape, that is going to render the vaccines less effective,” said one expert.
"The individual, who was fully vaccinated and had mild symptoms that are improving, is self-quarantining and has been since testing positive," according to the CDC.
Don’t panic. But be cautious. We’ll know more in a couple of weeks.