Covid-19 omicron: South Africa is one of only five countries that have detected SARS virus-CoV-2. A recent study shows omicrons may be a more susceptible variant to infectious covid patients and has been shown by the national infectious disease agency to be more effective. The outbreak has been identified in a geographic region
The new year is starting with a massive influx of Covid-19 that’s different from any other during this pandemic, doctors say.
“We’re seeing a surge in patients again, unprecedented in this pandemic,” said Dr. James Phillips, chief of disaster medicine at George Washington University Hospital.