Just as the world is beginning to let down its guard and reduce COVID-19 restrictions, there’s new concern about future waves of the virus.
Scientists are tracking several new Omicron sub-variants. Already fifteen countries, including France and Germany are reporting an increase in infections.
Joining the discussion:
- Dr. Margaret Harris is the spokesperson for the World Health Organization.
- Dr. Alok Patel is a Pediatric Hospitalist and Medical Journalist.
- Dr. Roger Seheult is a Pulmonary and Critical care Physician and Co-founder of MedCram.com.
- Dr. Chris Smith is a Consultant Virologist at the University of Cambridge and presenter of the Naked Scientists podcast.
— Forbes Science (@ForbesScience) October 6, 2022
While official deaths from COVID-19 stand at 6.54 million globally, the central estimate for excess deaths by the Economist has reached 22.4 million, or 3.4 times the official tally.https://t.co/hYYcS1Pl7p
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