Characteristics and Outcomes of Hospitalized Patients in South Africa During the COVID-19 Omicron Wave Compared With Previous Waves

JAMA. 2021 Dec 30;e2124868. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.24868. Online ahead of print.


This study describes the characteristics and clinical outcomes of patients hospitalized in South Africa during the Omicron wave compared with the same variables from earlier COVID-19 waves.