Omicron Variant Is Identified in the U.S.: What’s Next

With the omicron variant now identified in the U.S., @WSJVideo and @Brabbott42 looks at what’s next. via @WSJ

12/1/2021 11:03:00 PM

With the omicron variant now identified in the U.S., WSJVideo and Brabbott42 looks at what’s next. via WSJ

The CDC said the first known U.S. case of the Omicron variant has been identified in California. The coronavirus strain is spreading across the world as scientists race to find out more about its effects. WSJ’s Brianna Abbott explains what could be next for the U.S. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

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First confirmed US case of Omicron coronavirus variant detected in CaliforniaThe US' first confirmed case of the Omicron coronavirus variant has been identified in California. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, said the case was an individual who traveled from South Africa. “The person was fully vaccinated and is experiencing 'mild symptoms, which are improving at this point,' Fauci said.”

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Omicron variant was spreading beyond Africa before it was identified, new evidence suggestsWorld health officials scrambled to react to the growing omicron outbreak Wednesday amid new evidence that the variant may have been spreading earlier than first detected.

What we know about the San Francisco patient with first U.S. Omicron variant caseThe fully vaccinated individual returned home from South Africa on Nov. 22 and subsequently tested positive for the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Pandemic of the vaccinated. Well, actually they're not vaccines, they're just drugs, but you know, you can fool some of the people all of the time. So the US Govt did *not* catch this by their required testing This good citizen got themselves tested, so we would know👍 The US Govt testing is failing here👎

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