|Andrew Chang talks to virologist Dr. Samira Mubareka about what has prompted the concerns around the omicron variant and the reports that it spreads easily.
00:00 What we know about omicron symptoms
00:50 How infectious is the omicron variant?
01:19 Should people do anything differently?
02:09 The urgency around booster shots
02:43 Could we see a specific booster shot for omicron?
#omicron #covid19 #covidvariant
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