Good news from South Africa about the spread of the omicron...

Good news from South Africa about the spread of the omicron...
Good news from South Africa about the spread of the omicron...
According to the American newspaper, “The New York Times”, health officials in South Africalikely to be a wave.OmicronThe current has reached its peak, which means that the new mutant reaches its maximum range in a shorter period.

The source stated that three scientific teams recently concluded that the “Omicron” mutant causes a less severe disease with “Covid 19”, but the infection remains rapidly spreading compared to the previous mutant.

This included Studies The three samples were each from Scotland, England and South Africa, while researchers are waiting for more data to better understand the new mutation.

The researchers stated that the “Omicron” mutant led to a decrease in the percentage of people infected with the Corona virus who needed hospitalization, while they made it clear that it was a matter of proportion, not number.

But the failure to enter a large proportion of “Omicron” patients to hospitals may be due to the vaccination rate in the countries included in the study, especially in England and Scotland, or the acquisition of immunity due to previous infections.

Since the “Omicron” mutation is transmitted faster between people, it is natural that the number of people who need to be hospitalized will increase, which means more pressure on health care systems, according to experts.

In South Africa, it appeared that those infected with Omicron were 70 percent less likely to be hospitalized compared to those infected with previous mutations of the emerging corona virus.

And researchers believe that 70 percent of the South African population was previously infected with the Corona virus, while about 30 percent were vaccinated.

In the United States, the rate of daily infections with the Corona virus, during the past week, reached 154 thousand cases per day, which made the American health authorities expect an increase in the number of hospital admissions due to Corona.

In this context, the US Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization for oral pills, against severe cases of “Covid 19” disease, after the “Pfizer” company developed the drug.

The White House’s policy regarding the “Omicron” mutant focuses on accelerating vaccination, especially the granting of enhanced doses, in addition to increasing examination capabilities, while US President Joe Biden stressed, earlier, that “Omicron” causes concern and not panic.

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