Is the glass half full or half empty? It might depended on which half you’re in: The halfs or the half-nots. The World Health Organization has warned that half of Europe will have been infected with the Omicron variant of Covid-19 within six to eight weeks.

+ Of course, with Omicron, the key stat is really how many of the cases lead to hospitalization. And the U.S. COVID hospitalizations just hit new record high.