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"We're in a much better place now than we were a year ago" with detecting cases of the Omicron variant, Gottlieb said. ...
Australia and Austria joined the group of countries that have detected cases of the new variant, which is presenting policy makers with choices that are politically and socially difficult. ...
NBC’s Antonia Hylton and NBC Medical Contributor Dr. Natalie Azar join Chris Jansing to discuss the impact of the delta and omicron variants on the holiday season and the need for vaccinations and boosters to protect against these variants. “For those of us who have been following the science and following the recommendations I think that we can all still feel reasonably in control of this,” says Dr. Azar. “People really do need to understand that vaccination plus boosting really does, in all li ...
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" that the new Omicron Covid variant of COVID-19 was "troublesome" because it could "evade" immunity from the vaccines. | Clips ...

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