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Omicron Up Close: South Africa’s Experts Tell Their Stories

  • Forecasts must include a good dose of humility, says Mendelson
  • Susceptibility of the population is greater, says von Gottberg
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What to Know About Omicron

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The panicked reaction across much of the world to the omicron variant comes with a scramble for information. In South Africa, the country where omicron was first identified and where cases are jumping, scientists and doctors describe what they are seeing.