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South Africa Fuels Omicron Hope as Hospitalizations in Check

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  • Scientists are still decoding strain to evaluate global impact
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South Africa’s surge in Covid-19 cases following the emergence of the omicron variant hasn’t overwhelmed hospitals so far, prompting some cautious optimism that the new strain may cause mostly mild illness.