Covid’s Evolution: ‘With Each Passing Wave, We’ve Seen Greater Transmissibility’

The Omicron variant is spreading rapidly across the United States, with New York City experiencing more daily new cases than any previous point in the pandemic. “We’re getting up to numbers, in terms of transmissibility, that could be reaching measles,” says Dr. Peter Hotez, author of “Preventing the Next Pandemic.” “And measles is the most highly transmissible virus we know about.”
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