Covid-19 surge due to vaccine hesitancy, infectious nature of Omicron

Vaccine hesitancy, coupled with the contagious nature of the Omicron variant, is to blame for the current surge in Covid-19, experts say. Democratic Health Alliance shadow MEC Jack Bloom said the recent spike in Covid-19 infections was due to a more contagious sub-variant of Omicron. Moreover, it spread due to people spending time indoors due to the colder weather. “Vaccines often don’t prevent infection, but they are very good at preventing severe forms of the disease,” he said. Covid-19 surge in South Africa Vaccination hesitancy Bloom said the main issue was not how many people received boosters, but …