The Omicron variant has proved so wildly contagious that it may already be running out of people to infect, scientists hope. Photo: AFP
The Omicron variant has proved so wildly contagious that it may already be running out of people to infect, scientists hope. Photo: AFP

Omicron Covid-19 may be headed for a rapid drop in US and Britain, scientists say

  • Modelling by universities shows wave of infections may soon peak in US
  • New Covid-19 cases in Britain have dropped to 140,000 a day from 200,000

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Omicron variant has proved so wildly contagious that it may already be running out of people to infect, scientists hope. Photo: AFP
The Omicron variant has proved so wildly contagious that it may already be running out of people to infect, scientists hope. Photo: AFP
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