January 12, 2022
Public Health/Prevention
  • Federal officials acknowledged Tuesday that most people will be infected with COVID-19 regardless of vaccination status. Anthony Fauci said that Omicron will infect “just about everybody,” but that those who have been vaccinated will “very likely, with some exceptions, do reasonably well.” Janet Woodcock, acting commissioner of the FDA, agreed, noting that this acknowledgement is necessary to charting the path forward and averting the worst that widespread infections could bring in the near term. (Articles here, here, here, here, and here)