Omicron Cases Pass U.S. Peak Seen With Delta, But With Fewer Hospitalizations

MONDAY, Dec. 27, 2021 (HealthDay News) — COVID-19 is again surging throughout the United States, with the Omicron variant already outpacing this summer’s Delta variant in the rate of daily cases.

However, numbers of hospitalizations have not yet reached those surging numbers this holiday season, according to CNN . That may not last, experts warn, because tens of millions of Americans continue to be at higher risk of complications and death because they’re not vaccinated.

“Although hospitalizations may be less, that doesn’t mean zero. There are many places in the country where hospitalizations now are increasing,” Dr. William Schaffner, a professor […]

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