Covid XBB Omicron variant
The total number of confirmed Covid cases in the United States surpassed 100 million
Earlier this week, the total number of confirmed Covid cases in the United States surpassed 100 million.
Reason to worry FOR
California topped the caseload
more than 11.6 million cases, followed by Texas and Florida with confirmed cases of about 8.1 million and more than 7.3 million
Omicron subvariants BQ.1 and BQ.1.1
About 70 percent of new cases in the week ending December 17 as
was estimated to make up 30.7 percent of circulating variants, while
was estimated to make up about 38.4 percent, CDC said.
Omicron subvariant XBB
XBB accounts for 18.3% of the COVID-19 cases in the United States for the week ended December 24, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday.
US Covid case count
The data showed that the US Covid case count rose to
since the pandemic broke out almost three years ago, with a total of
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center estimated that over three-quarters of ICU beds in the US will be occupied through Christmas
Should Parents Be Worried ?
these BQ.1 and BQ.1.1 variants are brand new, immune-evasive, and very contagious, so it’s unclear how well prior infection from other versions of Omicron might impact new waves of the virus
XBB Omicron variant evades vaccine
XBB has also been detected in 35 other countries and is considered a variant under monitoring by the WHO.
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