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An individual in California who had recently traveled to South Africa tested positive for the strain, the health agency said. ...
The Omicron variant could pose a “significant” risk to global economy’s ongoing recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Thursday. ...
NBC News' Lindsey Reiser reports from New York City with the latest on how it's responding to the omicron coronavirus variant. Correspondent Ellison Barber provides an inside look into how companies are scaling up Covid testing, and infectious disease specialist, Dr. Celine Gounder, shares her medical expertise. "Those are not acceptable losses," Gounder tells Stephanie Ruhle about continued deaths from Covid. ...
Consider the fact that more people have died under the current COVID variant with mass vaccination than in 2020 before vaccination, yet the medical and government establishment is worried about a potential new variant predominating that appears to be mild. At the same time, establishment leaders are... ...

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