Here are some of the articles Med Brief Africa readers found the most interesting during the past week:

Risk of infection higher, hospitalisation lower for those vaccinated: Omicron insights analysis

https://medbriefafrica.co.za/risk-of-infection-higher-hospitalisation-lower-for-those-vaccinated-omicron-insights-analysis/

Funders welcome test price reductions

https://medbriefafrica.co.za/funders-welcome-test-price-reductions/

British PM’s take on Omicron ‘alarmist’: SAMA chair

https://medbriefafrica.co.za/british-pms-take-on-omicron-alarmist-sama-chair/

Studies confirm video telehealth value for common conditions

https://medbriefafrica.co.za/studies-confirm-video-telehealth-value-for-common-conditions/

Almost half of  COVID-19 cases are asymptomatic

https://medbriefafrica.co.za/almost-half-those-with-confirmed-covid-19-are-asymptomatic/