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AWITI: Vaccines used in low-income countries won't stop Omicron

In Summary
  • Kenyans should be concerned about what I think could be a wild, energetic spiral of Covid-19 cases over the next coming weeks.
  • A combination of previous infections and some level of vaccination might blunt the severity of the Omicron wave in most of the developing world.

The fifth Covid-19 wave is here. Positivity rates are now estimated at about 24 per cent. It is likely that the new surge is fuelled by the Omicron Covid-19 variant. It is also likely that the ...