ORLANDO, Fla. – As you have likely listened to by now, a new variant of the coronavirus is being watched carefully by well being professionals.

The omicron variant, which was 1st described in South Africa, is currently being categorised as a “variant of concern” by the Globe Well being Organization. It is so new, although, that there is however minor information on how quickly it spreads or if present vaccines give us protection against it.

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The WHO also called the delta variant a “variant of concern” following it popped up in India in Oct of 2020. It surged in Florida above the summertime and now makes up 99% of conditions in the United States.

Seminole County professional medical director Dr. Todd Husty joined anchor Justin Warmoth on “The Weekly on ClickOrlando.com” to go over the new variant, how we should navigate the vacation time and the push to get far more persons vaccinated.

“We’re carried out with the coronavirus, but the coronavirus is not accomplished with us,” Husty said.

Look at the complete interview in the video clip player above.

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