First confirmed case of Omicron mutation in the United States

A new mutant of COVID-19, Omicron, was also confirmed in the United States.

On the 1st of local time, CNN reported that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identified the first confirmed case of omicron mutation in the United States in California.

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in the United States, explained at a briefing at the White House that the patient was a vaccinated person and was confirmed after a trip to South Africa last month.

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