Biden unveils Omicron plan, including free at-home COVID tests and more troops for hospitals

Biden Covid

Washington — President Biden on Tuesday unveiled new plans to fight the spread of the highly contagious Omicron variant of the coronavirus

– cbsnews.com

Omicron Variant: What You Need to Know

CDC is working with state and local public health officials to monitor the spread of Omicron. As of December 20, 2021, Omicron has been detected in most states and territories and is rapidly increasing the proportion of COVID-19 cases it is causing.

COVID-19 Testing: What You Need to Know

COVID-19 tests can detect either SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, or antibodies that your body makes after getting COVID-19 or after getting vaccinated.

Authorities admit self-test kits might increase Covid-19’s silent spread

“The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) has admitted that the Covid-19 self-test kits could be one reason for an increase in the silent transmission behind the fourth viral wave.”

– Korea Biomedical Review

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The Biden Administration Is Taking Its COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Door-To-Door

President Biden announced the next steps in the campaign to get more people vaccinated.

-NPR.ORG