Scientists watch new omicron subvariant of COVID-19

ABC News published this video item, entitled “Scientists watch new omicron subvariant of COVID-19” – below is their description.

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wednesday that scientists are already developing a universal COVID-19 vaccine that could resist current and future variants, but he stressed that it will take time.

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