Biden sends medical teams to 6 states, promises more free COVID tests and masks
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced Thursday that the federal government will deploy military medical units to six states to assist hospitals overwhelmed with the recent spike of the omicron coronavirus variant. Starting next week, more than 120 medical personnel — the beginning of a deployment of 1,000 service members — will go to hospitals […]
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Of the initial, confirmed omicron cases, more than half were among people aged 18-39, according to the CDC.
New COVID omicron variant ‘not a cause for panic,’ Biden says
Biden did not announce any new travel restrictions or other federal actions during his brief remarks from the White House.