New COVID omicron variant ‘not a cause for panic,’ Biden says

President urged Americans on Monday to get booster shots to increase immunity against virus

By: - November 29, 2021 1:04 pm
patient getting vaccine

A patient receives her booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine during an Oakland County Health Department vaccination clinic at the Southfield Pavilion on Aug. 24, 2021, in Southfield, Michigan. Oakland County is the second county in Michigan to reach the state’s goal of vaccinating 70% of its population. (Emily Elconin/Getty Images)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes the Idaho Capital Sun. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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