More cases of the Omicron variant detected around the country

ABC NEWS– Get vaccinated, get a booster. That’s the message from government and health officials as the Omicron COVID-19 variant is discovered in more parts of the country. Cases have now been confirmed in five states, but so far symptoms among those infected who were fully vaccinated have been described as mild. Still, experts caution there’s a lot we don’t know about this new variant.

ABC’s Faith Abubey is in Washington with the latest.

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