Listen: How Washington health officials are preparing for the omicron COVID variant
State health officials are bracing for yet another COVID-19 variant: omicron. The variant has been detected in South Africa, Europe and elsewhere. Experts say it's only a matter of time before we find it in the U.S., and that it is likely already here. As of right now, there are few confirmed cases of omicron and little data about the variant.
Olympia correspondent Austin Jenkins joined Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick to talk more about it.
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