U.S. health officials believe that vaccines, booster shots, and masks are the best defense against the coronavirus. The new variant of coronavirus, Omicron, has been reported in 15 states and the health officials are emphasizing the safety measures to prevent the spread of the virus.
The COVID-19 offer protection against the coronavirus and the delta variant of the coronavirus. The US health officials also believe that the meant for protection against COVID-19 are effective against the new omicron variant. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases emphasizes booster shots, as he believes that it adds another level of protection against the new variant.