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Biden Says Unvaccinated Face Winter of Severe Illness, Death

  • He says omicron variant’s spread has been slowed, for now
  • About 57 million Americans have been inoculated, with booster
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President Joe Biden warned that unvaccinated Americans face “a winter of severe illness and death” as he urged initial doses and booster shots amid a surge of coronavirus cases and the emergence of the omicron variant.

“It’s past time” to get shots, the president said Thursday following a briefing with his coronavirus team at the White House. “We’re going to protect our economic recovery if we do this. We’re going to keep our school and businesses open if we do this.”