Covid-19 peak due to vaccine hesitation, Omicron’s infectious nature

Experts say vaccine hesitation coupled with the infectious nature of the Omicron variant is the cause of the current spike in Covid-19. Democratic Health Alliance shadow MEC Jack Bloom said the recent spike in Covid-19 infections was driven by a more infectious Omicron sub-variant. Also, it was spreading because people spent time indoors due to the colder weather. “Vaccines often don’t prevent an infection, but they are very good at preventing serious illness,” he said. Covid-19 spike in South Africa Vaccine hesitation to blame Bloom said the main problem wasn’t how many people had the boosters, but the …