Dr. Anthony Fauci announces first case of Omicron variant confirmed in California, pushes boosters

WASHINGTON DC (KUSI) – At the White House Wednesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci announced the first confirmed case of the Omicron variant has been found in a fully vaccinated person who recently returned to San Francisco from South Africa.

Fauci said the fully vaccinated person was experiencing mild symptoms that are quickly getting better.

He went on to urge Americans to wear their masks indoors, as he wasn’t wearing a mask indoors.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, who has repeatedly flip-flopped on many issues since the coronavirus pandemic began, also urged eligible Americans to get vaccinated and get their booster shots.

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