On Monday, the United States set another grim coronavirus milestone: more than 1 million new cases reported in a single day.
The spike is stark. The Omicron variant is infecting people at alarming rates. President Joe Biden addressed the staggering numbers.
CGTN White Correspondent Nathan King has more.
- Dr. Peter Chin-Hong is a professor of medicine and an infectious disease specialist at the University of California.
- Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly is the Director of the Clinical Epidemiology Center at the Veteran Affairs Saint Louis Health Care System.
- Dr. Georges Benjamin is the Executive Director of the American Public Health Association.
- Joseph Williams is Senior Managing Editor for Color of Change.
President Joe Biden urged concern but not alarm as the U.S. set new records for daily reported COVID-19 cases. Biden emphasized that vaccines, booster shots and therapeutic drugs have mitigated the danger for people who are fully vaccinated. https://t.co/sBbXLe6Jas
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