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"We expect Omicron to be identified quickly, if it emerges in the U.S.," according to the statement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ...
The U.S. plans to restrict travel from South Africa and a handful of other African countries in an attempt to contain the spread of the highly-mutated COVID variant, Biden administration officials said this week. ...
President Joe Biden will be briefed by the White House Covid-19 Response Team and other public health officials to learn more on the mutated Omicron variant.  ...
Boris Johnson has reintroduced mandatory masks for shops and public transport in response to the discovery of a new COVID-19 variant. ...

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