U.S. Confirms First Case of Omicron Variant in California


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The United States’ first confirmed case of the Covid Omicron variant has been identified in California. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said the person was fully vaccinated and has “mild symptoms.” CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells Anderson Cooper how soon we could see community spread.

Plus, the 15-year-old boy accused of killing four students in an Oxford, Michigan school was charged as an adult with four counts of first-degree murder and terrorism. Several other people were injured in the shooting. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel joins AC360 to discuss the tragedy and the charges against the alleged shooter.

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