659 days to slow the spread

Source: NBC News

“The United States hit 1 million new Covid-19 cases on Monday, according to data compiled by NBC News, underscoring the threat of the omicron variant as the third year of the pandemic gets underway. … The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that the omicron variant now accounts for up to 95 percent of U.S. test samples reviewed last week, according to modeled projections. But that projection could differ from later estimates. … However, even as U.S. case counts rose in recent weeks, reported deaths did not appear to be surging — suggesting that omicron leads to a more mild form of Covid, especially among people who have been vaccinated.” (01/04/22)