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Live: Daily Coronavirus News Updates, Dec 15: What You Need To Know Today About COVID-19 In The Seattle Area, Washington State And Around The World

Federal health officials said Tuesday that the omicron variant is spreading rapidly across the United States. They expressed concern about a possible “triple hit” for communities with low vaccination rates if the omicron spike occurs, as delta cases continue to rise and the incidence of influenza peaks.

Some pharmaceutical executives have said they have no plans to create a vaccine specifically for the omicron variant, as data has shown existing COVID-19 vaccines and booster vaccines are effective in protecting people from the mutated virus.

At the same time, Pfizer announced that its experimental COVID-19 pill has reduced hospitalizations and deaths. by about 89% among high-risk adults when the drug was taken shortly after the first symptoms of COVID-19.

We are updating this page with the latest news on the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on Seattle, the United States and the world. Click here to see real-time updates from previous days and all other information about the coronavirus, and here to see how we track the daily spread of the virus in Washington DC.


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What Happens While Traveling When Omicron Meets Winter Storms: Hundreds of flights have already been canceled at the last minute due to staff shortages due to the pandemic and inclement weather this season. Here’s how to prepare for turbulence and change your flight quickly.

A huge wave of omicrons could flood the US in a matter of weeks. Yesterday, the CDC detailed two scenarios for the spread of this option, leaving top health officials intimidated by how few Americans have received boosters. For a preview of the effects, we can take a look at the UK, where omicrons are growing at an astonishing rate. Here’s how to get a vaccine or booster shot in Washington state.

Over 400 students tested positive in two days, therefore Cornell University closed its campus. Other US universities are following suit, imposing additional mandates and feeling the gut, returning to the drawing board again.

White House skips holiday parties amid the constant threat of a pandemic, unwilling to run the risk of super-representatives and political firestorms that suck in other leaders.

—Chris Higginson

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