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Omicron Variant Surpasses Delta, Now Accounts for Three-Quarters of U.S. Cases

HeadlineDec 21, 2021

Here in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning Omicron has overtaken Delta as the dominant coronavirus variant, accounting for nearly three-quarters of new infections. The Pentagon said it was dispatching teams of naval doctors, nurses and respiratory therapists to Wisconsin and Indiana, as hospitals in those states face shortages of beds and medical workers. 

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