As cases rise, Omicron shows signs of milder disease – with insight from The Wall Street Journal
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As cases rise, Omicron shows signs of milder disease – with insight from The Wall Street Journal

Researchers estimate the risk of hospitalisation from the new variant is lower than with the Delta strain, reports The Wall Street Journal. Researchers estimate the risk of hospitalisation from the new variant is lower than with the Delta strain, reports The Wall Street Journal. This article is exclusive to Biznews Premium. Members please login here. Not yet…

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MAILBOX: Latest recorded SA Covid-19 cases equate to 0.3% of UK cases. PANDA explains why.

On Monday, the UK reported 40,077 new Covid-19 cases. On the same day, South Africa reported only 106 new Covid-19 cases. To put this in perspective, the new cases recorded in SA on Monday equates to less than 0.3% of the number of cases reported in the UK. Currently, 79.5% of the UK population aged…

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As Covid-19 cases surge, SA expands vaccine programme

By S’thembile Cele and Antony Sguazzin (Bloomberg) – South Africa is expanding its coronavirus-inoculation programme as the pace of vaccine deliveries accelerates, acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said. Health authorities received 1.5 million J&J vaccines over the past week, and are expecting a further 2.1 million Pfizer shots to be delivered next month, Kubayi-Ngubane said…