Africa

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"What is unclear is whether the picture will be similar in countries where there are high levels of vaccination but very low levels of previous infection," one of the study's authors says. ...
More than 3.3 million COVID-19 cases have been reported in South Africa, where at least 90,587 people have died from the virus ...
The White House is set to announce that the U.S. will lift travel restrictions that were imposed on eight southern African nations after the Covid-19 omicron variant was first discovered in South Africa. NBC News’ Josh Lederman reports from the White House.  ...
South African coronavirus patients are "80 percent less likely to be hospitalized if they catch the omicron variant." ...

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