Omicron subvariant accounts for most cases in the US
According to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this subvariant leads the number of cases of covid-19 in the country and has gained ground, especially in the northwest.
In regions like New York, it already reaches 75% of confirmed cases.
The CDC warns that this dominant subvariant of covid-19 “may be more transmissible than other variants”, although it is still unknown if it has “more serious” effects.
North American hospitals are experiencing an increase in admissions over the last month, although the Northwest region, which has high numbers of cases with this subvariant, is not experiencing a disproportionate increase in hospitalizations compared to other regions.
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