The number of COVID cases in the world has increased rapidly in the United States to over 300 million.

The world has more than 300 million COVID-19 cases, as the surge in new infections in the United States caused by Omicron variants shows no signs of slowing down. CBS News correspondent Manuel Bojorquez reports on the recent surge in cases and hospitalizations across the country. Next, Dr. Shad Marvasti, an associate professor at the University of Arizona School of Medicine, Phoenix, who is responsible for public health, prevention, and health promotion, will join CBSN’s Lana Zak for the latest talk.