Biden calls the Omicron variant “a cause of concern, not a cause of panic.”



President Biden Get Up-to-date on Omicron Variants-White House

US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were briefed on the latest developments on the new Omicron variant of COVID-19, as the UK, Germany and Italy reported case detection, the White House said Saturday. Said to. Biden, who is spending Thanksgiving with his family in Nantucket, Massachusetts, told reporters Friday, “I’m not sure about this variant, except for great concerns, but it seems to be spreading rapidly.” .. Omicron was first detected in South Africa this week, and major countries around the world, including the United States, have imposed travel bans on South Africa and at least seven other countries in the region.