Omicron study calls the spread ‘unprecedented’

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The South African doctor who alerted officials of the possibility of a new variant, later named omicron, said the “unusual but mild” symptoms were what caught her attention. (Photo: Getty Images)

Dr. Lori Post, Director of the Institute for Public Health and Medicine at Northwestern University, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to talk about the speed at which the omicron variant is spreading across the globe and how it affects the evolution of the pandemic.

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