• FDA head: Omicron is a “natural disaster. most people are gonna get COVID”

    8 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Dr. Janet Woodcock, acting commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on January 11, 2022 in Washington, D.C.
    US officials are comparing the ultratransmissible omicron coronavirus variant to a natural disaster as the country continues to shatter records, logging over 1.4 million new COVID-19 cases Monday and seeing hospitalizations at all-time highs of over 140,000.
    Officials are now bracing for the weeks ahead, which are expected to bring yet higher numbers of cases that...
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