It was a slow news day. Everything was more of the same: Omicron is milder, with half as many hospitalizations per case; cases are doubling every 2-4 days depending on the jurisdiction, hospitals are straining in many jurisdictions, health care workers are losing their minds.
This article talks how, frustrated with the slow rollout in the developing world, developing countries are working to make mRNA vaccines themselves.
This article is on COVID-19 becoming endemic. That topic has certainly been done before, but this is a well-done version.