Here’s Who’s Getting Omicron Now

Omicron, Dr. Curry-Winchell

Dr. BCW, Dr. Curry-Winchell,  discusses the COVID-19 Omicron variant and who is most commonly getting Omicron at this point.  This is an important topic as cases continue to rise.  Please take the time to read the full article linked below.

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COVID numbers are down in the U.S., but with a surge happening in Europe and Asia, experts warn we could see an uptick in cases. “What we’re seeing in Europe, and particularly in the U.K., is something we really need to pay attention to because they are starting to see a reversal and a resurgence of cases,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to the White House, told “GMA3” on Friday. “So even though our cases are continuing to come down, I would not be surprised if in the next couple of weeks … that we might well see an increase in cases.” Eat This, Not That! Health spoke with Dr. Bayo Curry-Winchell, Urgent Care Medical Director and Physician, Carbon Health, and Saint Mary’s Hospital who explains what to know about Omicron right now and who’s at risk for getting it. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don’t miss these Sure Signs You’ve Already Had COVID.

Dr. Curry-Winchell shares, “The increase in cases could be a warning sign the U.S. will face another Omicron surge.  In the past the U.S. has experienced a surge approximately four to six weeks after a rise in cases in Asia and Europe. The recent variant B.2 subvariant is extremely contagious however, on a positive note it’s not associated with an increase in lethality. It’s important to keep a close eye on the effect this new variant has on hospitalization and death rates…

See what else Dr. Curry-Winchell has to share as she answers questions for Eat This, Not That as they discuss who is getting Omicron Now


Eat This, Not That!: Here's Who's Getting Omicron Now