Following up on the regular briefings he had on COVID while traveling, the President met in person today with his Chief Medical Advisor, Dr. Anthony Fauci, and members of his White House COVID Response Team on the latest developments related to the Omicron variant.

Nov 28, 2021 · 10:47 PM UTC

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Dr. Fauci informed @POTUS that while it will take approximately two more weeks to have more definitive information on the transmissibility, severity, and other characteristics of the variant, existing vaccines are likely to provide a degree of protection against severe cases.
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Dr. Fauci also reiterated that boosters for fully vaccinated individuals provide the strongest available protection from COVID. The COVID Response Team’s immediate recommendation to all vaccinated adults is to get a booster shot as soon as possible.
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The President will provide an update about the new variant and the US response on Monday.
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We’re embracing science again? Now what am I going to do with my ouija board, chicken bones, and Facebook group?.....
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🤣🤣🤣Loved this, thanks!!!
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Fully vaccinated: 🇬🇧 UK 69.3% 🇺🇸 U.S. 60% 🇧🇫 Burkina Faso 1.3% 🇸🇩 Sudan 1.3% 🇸🇸 South Sudan 1.2% 🇪🇹 Ethiopia 1.2% 🇬🇳 Guinea Bissau 0.9% 🇹🇩 Chad 0.4% 🇨🇩 Democratic Republic of Congo 0.1% • #VaccinEquity •This is z reason why new variants pop up! • Make available free 4 all!
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