South Africa’s huge omicron wave appears to be subsiding just as quickly as it grew

South Africa’s huge omicron wave appears to be subsiding just as quickly as it grew (washingtonpost.com)

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NAIROBI — South Africa’s huge wave of omicron cases appears to be subsiding just as quickly as it grew in the weeks after the country first announced to the world that a new coronavirus variant had been identified.

South Africa’s top infectious-disease scientist, who has been leading the country’s pandemic response, said Wednesday that the country had rapidly passed the peak of new omicron cases and, judging by preliminary evidence, he expected “every other country, or almost every other, to follow the same trajector

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