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The director of the National Institutes of Health stressed Sunday that a newly emerged coronavirus variant "ought to redouble" vaccination efforts and other mitigation strategies, saying that while much is unknown about the variant, action should be taken now to avoid "a situation that makes this worse." ...
ABC’s 'Good Morning America' worried over how the latest coronavirus variant could affect Biden’s economic 'progress.' ...
Dr. David Kessler, chief science officer for the Biden administration's Covid-19 response, answers questions and concerns from Rachel Maddow about the current state of vaccines and treatments for Covid and how the Omicron variant changes the picture.  ...
China cited alleged "experts" in its state-run press on Sunday to preemptively declare its policies against the Omicron variant a success. ...

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