U.S. Surgeon General Warns Omicron Variant Has Not Yet Peaked

NBC News published this video item, entitled “U.S. Surgeon General Warns Omicron Variant Has Not Yet Peaked” – below is their description.

As the Covid-19 omicron variant sweeps across the country, the surgeon general is warning that the U.S. has not yet reached the peak of this wave despite record numbers of cases and hospitalizations in parts of the country. NBC News medical contributor Dr. Kavita Patel has the details. 

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