• R rate in Omicron-stricken South Africa may have soared from below one to three in a week

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    Public Health Officials in Guateng province estimate that the R value - a key measure used to gauge how fast a wave is growing - could be as high as 3.5. For comparison, the UK's has never been above 1.6.
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  • Omicron may be driving S Africa's surge; wary world watches

    Omicron may be driving S Africa's surge; wary world watches

    1 month ago - By ABC News

    The new omicron variant appears to be driving a dramatic surge in South Africa, providing the world a glimpse of where the pandemic might be headed
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