Most people infected with the Omicron coronavirus variant in the United States have experienced mild symptoms, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky said on Dec 9.
“The disease is mild,” Walensky told The Associated Press, noting that symptoms include cough, congestion, and fatigue.
No Omicron-related deaths have been reported in the United States or around the world to date. One person in the United States has been hospitalized so far.
The Delta variant still accounts for most cases in the United States, officials say.
About 40 cases have been reported in the United…
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