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New Covid variant triggers urgent moment for Biden health team

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The emergence of the new Omicron variant of Covid-19 has sparked urgent conversations among top Biden administration health officials about how to fend off a potential new surge in the U.S. and about the need to significantly ramp up the pace of booster shots in the coming weeks, according to three senior officials familiar with the matter.
It's also putting added emphasis on the need to expand global vaccine supplies, especially to developing nations with low immunization rates.
The World Health Organization first received a report about the new variant, which appears to pose increased...
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