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The Point: Let's fight omicron

CGTN, 14 Jan 2022
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A resurgence in Omicron infections drove a record high number of COVID-19 cases worldwide last week, crossing 15 million. And that could be an underestimate, as World Health Organization Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has warned. While the U.S. reported the highest number of new cases, at over 4 million last week, China has also recorded its first Omicron outbreak. How severe is Omicron? Can booster shots save us? What can major countries do to tackle the challenge together?

Guests:
Sten Vermund
Dean, Yale School of Public Health

Shao Yiming
Chief Expert, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

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