New information has been released on a new variation of omicron. The spinoff is causing more new COVID-19 cases in the U.S.
Two new CDC studies show COVID-19 vaccines remained highly effective even during the omicron surge.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Today South Carolina DHEC reports the first confirmed cases of the BA.2 Omicron sub-variant in the state, coming out of the Midlands region. Doctor Brannon Traxler with S.C. DHEC says early data shows the sub-variant is more transmissible but does not appear to cause more severe disease. Doctor Traxler is reminding the public that covid cases are…
By Jeffrey Collins
McMaster says state officials have learned lessons from the first two years of the pandemic and the variant doesn’t seem to be as serious or deadly, especially among the vaccinated.
In the midst of the surge of COVID cases the FDA is now allowing Pfizer booster shots for children as young as 12 years old.
Today, a second case of the Omicron variant was confirmed in the U.S. The White House announced new steps to curb the spread of the virus.
The urgent push for the unvaccinated to get their shot continues as one case of the new omicron variant has been detected here in the U.S. Even more cases are being reported across the globe. The Biden administration now considering new measures to keep Americans safe.
A person in California has become the first in the U.S. to have an identified case of the omicron variant of COVID-19.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – It is highly likely that the new COVID variant is in South Carolina, this is according to an infectious disease physician at Prisma Health. As of now there is no known cases of the new strain in the country. Prisma Health Infectious Disease Physician Helmut Albrecht says the recent U.S. travel restrictions can delay the virus…