• After a year, omicron still driving COVID surges and worries

    4 days ago - By WGAL

    The omicron variant is driving U.S. COVID-19 case counts higher in many places just in time for the holiday season.
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  • After a year, omicron still driving COVID surges and worries

    After a year, omicron still driving COVID surges and worries

    4 days ago - By WGN TV

    A year after omicron began its assault on humanity, the ever-morphing coronavirus mutant drove COVID-19 case counts higher in many places just as Americans gathered for Thanksgiving. It was a prelude to a wave that experts expect to soon wash over the U.S.
    Phoenix-area emergency physician Dr. Nicholas Vasquez said his hospital admitted a growing number of chronically ill people and nursing home residents with severe COVID-19 this month.
    “It's been quite a while since we needed to have COVID wards," he said. “It's making a clear comeback.”
    Nationally, new COVID cases averaged around 39,300...
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