Omicron Variant: The US, which is already suffering from the delta variant, is at risk of another wave of chaotic situation due to the new variant of the corona virus Omicron and there is a danger of doubling the increase in infection cases in the country. However, the White House said on Wednesday that there was no need to impose a lockdown, as vaccines are widely available and they are effective in providing protection against the dire consequences of the virus.
Jacob Lemieux, who monitors the Kovid variants for the Harvard Medical School-led research collaboration, said, ‘The cases of delta infection are increasing, rather rapidly, and so is the number of omicron cases. This is worrying because our hospitals are already full and the workers are tired.
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Rochelle Valensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said on Wednesday that preliminary data suggests Omicron is more contagious than Delta and has a doubling time of two days.
Let us tell you that America has the highest death toll than any other country. The US accounts for about 4 per cent of the world’s population, but the US accounts for about 15 per cent of the 5.3 million deaths since the start of the pandemic in China two years ago. The actual death rate in the US and around the world is believed to be much higher because many cases of death were overlooked or hidden. A forecast model from the University of Washington predicts a total of more than 880,000 deaths in the US by March 1.
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