A picture being worth a thousand words, three graphs, courtesy of Our World In Data, suffice to tell the whole story of the failure of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccines against the Omicron variant.
First, a comparison of vaccination rates in selected countries:
Second, Omicron's rise to dominance in those countries:
Third, the case counts for those countries since Omicron arrived:
So much for “crushing” the virus.