Omicron likely to peak in mid-February, Fauci says

Elvera Bartels

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Omicron will likely peak in most states by mid-February, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief professional medical advisor to the president. 

“As we get into February, into the center of February, first couple of months of February, it is incredibly likely that most of the states in the region will have turned close to with their peak and are starting up to appear down with regard to cases, and then, definitely, hospitalizations,” Fauci reported, talking at a Blue Star Households celebration yesterday, in accordance to online video posted by ABC News.

The time line is not heading to be uniform across the nation, he stated. New York Condition and New Jersey have by now seen their peaks, as have other larger sized northern cities, this sort of as Chicago.

The decrease of scenarios in the south is expected to be slower. 

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