NY’s Omicron surge nearing its end as world deals with ‘tsunami’ of cases: experts

NY’s Omicron surge nearing its end as world deals with ‘tsunami’ of cases: experts


New York might be nearing the end of its Omicron surge despite record worldwide COVID-19 case numbers, according to experts and various health agencies. 

The Empire State is “already seeing signs of a top in terms of cases,” former FDA Commissioner and Pfizer board member Scott Gottlieb said on CNBC Thursday. “In the large metropolitan areas you’re going to see a peak get put in the next couple weeks, and in the parts of the country that were hit first, like New York, like Florida, like the mid-Atlantic, probably as early as this week.”

Gottlieb’s prediction is based on data from South Africa and the United Kingdom showing that Omicron waves hit hard and fast but don’t seem to linger.

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