A new CDC antibody analysis quantified the sharp rise in infections caused by the Omicron variant which nudged America much closer to herd immunity.
We discuss more about:
-Omicron doubled the number of infections in the USA in just two months
-75% of children under 17 have now seen the whole virus
-Over 60% of adults under 65 have now seen the whole virus
-Implications public health going forward
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