The Omicron Variant: A New Surge, New Containment Challenges

Updates across the world and new model scenarios for Kenya

Key Highlights

  • The Omicron variant, already declared a variant of concern, has introduced new unknowns and containment challenges in the fight against COVID-19, dashing hopes for declaring early victory against the pandemic even as vaccination rates increase across the world.
  • Geographical and demographic factors are likely the most important factors in explaining the key…



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Nashon J. Adero

A geospatial and systems modelling expert, lecturer, youth mentor and trained policy analyst, who applies system dynamics to model complex adaptive systems.