Flying blind

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Philippine Star

In other countries where Omicron has become the dominant variant, new COVID cases double every two to three days. In our case, after a frightening surge from just 318 in the week beginning Dec. 27 to 34,021 yesterday (another record high from Wednesday’s 33,169), the transmission seems to be decelerating. Is the infection plateauing? Health experts and infection trend trackers alike say it’s too early to tell; a few more weeks of sustained deceleration is needed. At this stage, considering the positivity and average daily attack rates plus daily new infections, they are projecting the Omicron-… Read more about Flying blind