Biden pushes shots, not more restrictions as variant spreads


President president Biden Biden is is urging urging more more corona corona virus virus vaccinations vaccinations amid amid concerns concerns over over the the Omicron Omicron variant variant Dr Dr Anthony Anthony Fauci Fauci says says wild wild no no cases cases of of the the variant variant have have been been identified identified in in the the U. U. S. S. its its appearance appearance here here is is inevitable inevitable out out she she tells tells ABC ABC speculation speculation about about just just how how dangerous dangerous Omicron Omicron is is compared compared to to earlier earlier strains strains is is premature premature saying saying we we really really don't don't know know but but scientists scientists hope hope to to know know when when the the next next week week or or two two how how well well existing existing vaccines vaccines protect protect against against a a variant variant for for now now felt felt she she says says the the president president will will keep keep encouraging encouraging the the roughly roughly eighty eighty million million unvaccinated unvaccinated Americans Americans ages ages five five and and up up to to get get their their shots shots and and will will not not immediately immediately push push for for more more restrictions restrictions to to stop stop the the variants variants spread spread Sager Sager made made Donnie Donnie Washington Washington

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