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What Are the Facts on Omicron? The Picture Is Getting Clearer

Omicron poses a serious threat, but we’re not back to square one

Photo: Mat Napo / Unsplash

What’s different about Omicron?

Is Omicron milder?

Do vaccines still work against Omicron?

Will getting Omicron protect me against future variants?

What else can I do to avoid getting infected with Omicron or spreading it?

We can’t prevent every infection, but we can make a big difference



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Dr. Tom Frieden

President and CEO, Resolve to Save Lives | Former CDC Director and NYC Health Commissioner | Focused on saving lives. twitter.com/drtomfrieden