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13450867, 12/30/2021 - records broken again
Posted by handle, Thu Dec-30-21 11:36 AM
US sets new record for daily Covid cases as Omicron spreads across country
A startling 488,000 cases were reported Wednesday, but even that figure is likely an undercount of the true number

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/dec/30/us-new-daily-covid-cases-record-omicron-spreads

Wow.

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Walensky: New CDC guidance is 'what we thought people would be able to tolerate'
https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/587585-walensky-new-isolation-guidance-about-what-we-thought-people-would-be-able


"Nothing is going to be 100 percent, and this is one of those situations when you're dealing with a very difficult situation. We often say, you don't want the perfect to be the enemy of the good," Fauci said.

"The CDC feels, and I don't disagree with them at all, that wearing a mask is ample protection during that second half of a 10-day period, when you balance that against the importance of trying to get people back functioning in society," he added.
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Studies indicate Johnson & Johnson booster provides strong protection against omicron
https://fox5sandiego.com/news/coronavirus/studies-indicate-johnson-johnson-booster-provides-strong-protection-against-omicron/

Headline says it all.


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NYC's At-Home COVID Positives Go Unreported And Unsupported
https://gothamist.com/news/nycs-home-covid-positives-go-unreported-and-unsupported

He took a rapid test at home in his Harlem apartment on Christmas Day, and sure enough, it was positive.

So, he called the city-run Test and Trace hotline, 212-COVID19, hoping to share the news with contact tracers. Of the many options the hotline offered—a directory of testing sites, resources for long COVID, help with isolation—none allowed him to report his positive test.