Soon the end of the Omicron wave?

The spread of the Omicron variant of Sars-CoV-2 has already reached its peak in London and New York. More generally, in Europe, it is expected around the third week of January. Encouraging signs which could be explained by the action of immune cells, T lymphocytes.

Many experts have ventured into making projections concerning the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic, and many, too, have been masterfully mistaken. “But this time, it seems that a consensus tends to emerge on the moment when the Omicron wave – whose magnitude is out of proportion to what we have been able to observe so far – could reach its culmination”, relate The weather.

According to projections from the World Health Organization (WHO) regional office for Europe, “The peak of the Omicron wave could arrive [en Europe] around the third week of January with more or less advance depending on the country ”, indicates to the Swiss daily Antoine Flahault, director of the Institute of global health of the University of Geneva. He specifies :

The wave will ebb once a large part of the population has been contaminated by the virus and the virus no longer finds enough hosts to infect to spread. ”

This moment would have already been reached in London, “From the first week of January”, note Quartz. And also in some places in the United States including New York City, the Boston area and Philadelphia, reports le Washington Post, “Which allows to consider with cautious optimism that the turning point could be near and that the trajectory of the variant of the coronavirus in the United States is similar to that of other countries”.

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