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Curve of COVID cases driven by Omicron variant 'much steeper' than previous waves, professor warns

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Curve of COVID cases driven by Omicron variant 'much steeper' than previous waves, professor warnsA curve of new COVID cases - driven by the Omicron variant - is "much steeper" than previous waves, the director of the Africa Health Research Institute has warned, as South Africa prepares its hospitals for more admissions.
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